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Mount Eliza

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Mount Eliza in 2011 than any other occupation.

Mount Eliza'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 Mount Eliza'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
Mount Eliza - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,57619.413.31,45718.313.3+119
Professionals
2,21227.218.22,06426.017.2+148
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers91711.318.794611.918.6-29
Community and Personal Service Workers
6738.310.46027.610.1+71
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,16514.312.61,17614.812.8-11
Sales Workers
84510.410.91,00712.711.3-162
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1221.54.61421.85.0-20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3954.99.24055.19.9-10
Inadequately described
2162.72.01531.91.8+63

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, Mount Eliza: 19.4% Professionals, Mount Eliza: 27.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Eliza: 11.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Eliza: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Eliza: 14.3% Sales Workers, Mount Eliza: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Eliza: 1.5% Labourers, Mount Eliza: 4.9% Inadequately described, Mount Eliza: 2.7%
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, Mount Eliza: +119 Professionals, Mount Eliza: +148 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Eliza: -29 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Eliza: +71 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Eliza: -11 Sales Workers, Mount Eliza: -162 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Eliza: -20 Labourers, Mount Eliza: -10 Inadequately described, Mount Eliza: +63
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 Mount Eliza in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,212 people or 27.2%)
  • Managers (1,576 people or 19.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,165 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,953 people in total or 61.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 18.2% in Professionals; 13.3% in Managers; and 12.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (27.2% compared to 18.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (19.4% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.3% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.9% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Eliza increased by 169 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Sales Workers (-162 persons)
  • Professionals (+148 persons)
  • Managers (+119 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+71 persons)