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Dromana - Safety Beach

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Dromana - Safety Beach in 2011 than any other occupation.

Dromana - Safety Beach'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 Dromana - Safety Beach'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
Dromana - Safety Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
43712.713.337312.313.3+64
Professionals
53915.618.246915.517.2+70
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers65418.918.758119.218.6+74
Community and Personal Service Workers
34910.110.431510.410.1+34
Clerical and Administrative Workers
45813.312.635611.712.8+103
Sales Workers
43512.610.938412.711.3+51
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1965.74.61555.15.0+41
map this data in atlas.idLabourers34810.19.234311.39.9+6
Inadequately described
381.12.0541.81.8-15

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, Dromana - Safety Beach: 12.7% Professionals, Dromana - Safety Beach: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 18.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 13.3% Sales Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 12.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 5.7% Labourers, Dromana - Safety Beach: 10.1% Inadequately described, Dromana - Safety Beach: 1.1%
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, Dromana - Safety Beach: +64 Professionals, Dromana - Safety Beach: +70 Technicians and Trades Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +74 Community and Personal Service Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +34 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +103 Sales Workers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +51 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +41 Labourers, Dromana - Safety Beach: +6 Inadequately described, Dromana - Safety Beach: -15
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 Dromana - Safety Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (654 people or 18.9%)
  • Professionals (539 people or 15.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (458 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,651 people in total or 47.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 18.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 18.2% in Professionals; and 12.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Dromana - Safety Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (12.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (5.7% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 18.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Dromana - Safety Beach increased by 426 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Dromana - Safety Beach were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+103 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+74 persons)
  • Professionals (+70 persons)
  • Managers (+64 persons)