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Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers in 2011 than any other occupation.

Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
29815.313.326814.813.3+30
Professionals
50425.918.243524.117.2+69
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers31816.318.730416.818.6+14
Community and Personal Service Workers
1799.210.41488.210.1+31
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22111.412.619911.012.8+22
Sales Workers
1477.510.91508.311.3-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
733.74.6824.55.0-9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1728.89.21709.49.9+2
Inadequately described
341.82.0512.81.8-16

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 13.3% Professionals, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 18.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.6% Sales Workers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.6% Labourers, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.2% Inadequately described, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.0% Managers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 15.3% Professionals, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 25.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 11.4% Sales Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 3.7% Labourers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 8.8% Inadequately described, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +30 Professionals, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +69 Technicians and Trades Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +31 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +22 Sales Workers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -9 Labourers, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: +2 Inadequately described, Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers: -16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (504 people or 25.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (318 people or 16.3%)
  • Managers (298 people or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,120 people in total or 57.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 18.2% in Professionals; 18.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.3% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (25.9% compared to 18.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.5% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.3% compared to 18.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers increased by 138 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Balnarring - Balnarring Beach - Merricks - Merricks Beach - Somers was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+69 persons)