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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Mornington in 2011 than any other occupation.

Mornington'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 Mornington'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
Mornington - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,18612.113.31,04811.713.3+138
Professionals
1,96520.018.21,58717.717.2+378
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,73917.718.71,63518.218.6+104
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,05110.710.495110.610.1+100
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,37814.012.61,24013.812.8+138
Sales Workers
1,05310.710.91,06811.911.3-15
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4624.74.64875.45.0-25
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8358.59.28139.19.9+22
Inadequately described
1461.52.01511.71.8-5

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, Mornington: 12.1% Professionals, Mornington: 20.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mornington: 17.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mornington: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mornington: 14.0% Sales Workers, Mornington: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mornington: 4.7% Labourers, Mornington: 8.5% Inadequately described, Mornington: 1.5%
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, Mornington: +138 Professionals, Mornington: +378 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mornington: +104 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mornington: +100 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mornington: +138 Sales Workers, Mornington: -15 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mornington: -25 Labourers, Mornington: +22 Inadequately described, Mornington: -5
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 Mornington in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,965 people or 20.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,739 people or 17.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,378 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,082 people in total or 51.8% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.0% compared to 18.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.1% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mornington increased by 835 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Mornington were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+378 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+138 persons)
  • Managers (+138 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+104 persons)