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Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie in 2011 than any other occupation.

Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie'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 Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie'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
Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
27918.713.326417.113.3+15
Professionals
31521.118.232921.317.2-14
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers26417.718.728918.718.6-25
Community and Personal Service Workers
1248.310.41318.510.1-7
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16611.112.61529.812.8+14
Sales Workers
19012.710.919412.611.3-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
312.14.6241.65.0+7
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1077.29.21227.99.9-15
Inadequately described
151.02.0402.61.8-25

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, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 18.7% Professionals, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 21.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 17.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 11.1% Sales Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 12.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 2.1% Labourers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 7.2% Inadequately described, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: 1.0%
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, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: +15 Professionals, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -14 Technicians and Trades Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -25 Community and Personal Service Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -7 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: +14 Sales Workers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: +7 Labourers, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -15 Inadequately described, Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie: -25
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 Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (315 people or 21.1%)
  • Managers (279 people or 18.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (264 people or 17.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 858 people in total or 57.5% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.7% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.1% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.1% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.3% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie decreased by 54 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Portsea - Sorrento - Blairgowrie between 2006 and 2011.