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Occupation of employment

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

Mount Martha'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 Martha'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 Martha - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,17614.913.398714.613.3+189
Professionals
1,78422.618.21,46421.717.2+320
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,30816.618.71,12716.718.6+181
Community and Personal Service Workers
79510.110.46359.410.1+160
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,07913.712.695514.112.8+124
Sales Workers
93511.810.982512.211.3+110
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2132.74.61992.95.0+14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4565.89.24686.99.9-12
Inadequately described
1541.92.01011.51.8+53

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 Martha: 14.9% Professionals, Mount Martha: 22.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Martha: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Martha: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Martha: 13.7% Sales Workers, Mount Martha: 11.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Martha: 2.7% Labourers, Mount Martha: 5.8% Inadequately described, Mount Martha: 1.9%
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 Martha: +189 Professionals, Mount Martha: +320 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Martha: +181 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Martha: +160 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Martha: +124 Sales Workers, Mount Martha: +110 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Martha: +14 Labourers, Mount Martha: -12 Inadequately described, Mount Martha: +53
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 Martha in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,784 people or 22.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,308 people or 16.6%)
  • Managers (1,176 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,268 people in total or 54.0% 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 Mount Martha and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.6% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.8% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.6% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.7% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Martha increased by 1,140 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+320 persons)
  • Managers (+189 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+181 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+160 persons)