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Rosebud West

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Rosebud West in 2011 than any other occupation.

Rosebud West'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 Rosebud West'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
Rosebud West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
786.613.3807.213.3-2
Professionals
11910.118.2908.117.2+29
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers25321.518.723621.318.6+17
Community and Personal Service Workers
17414.810.414413.010.1+30
Clerical and Administrative Workers
998.412.612411.212.8-25
Sales Workers
16714.210.916114.511.3+6
Machinery Operators And Drivers
816.94.6857.65.0-4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers16213.89.215413.89.9+8
Inadequately described
433.72.0363.21.8+7

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, Rosebud West: 6.6% Professionals, Rosebud West: 10.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Rosebud West: 21.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Rosebud West: 14.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Rosebud West: 8.4% Sales Workers, Rosebud West: 14.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Rosebud West: 6.9% Labourers, Rosebud West: 13.8% Inadequately described, Rosebud West: 3.7%
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, Rosebud West: -2 Professionals, Rosebud West: +29 Technicians and Trades Workers, Rosebud West: +17 Community and Personal Service Workers, Rosebud West: +30 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Rosebud West: -25 Sales Workers, Rosebud West: +6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Rosebud West: -4 Labourers, Rosebud West: +8 Inadequately described, Rosebud West: +7
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 Rosebud West in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (253 people or 21.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (174 people or 14.8%)
  • Sales Workers (167 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 594 people in total or 50.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Mornington Peninsula Shire employed 18.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 10.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 10.9% in Sales Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.8% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (14.8% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (10.1% compared to 18.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.6% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Rosebud West increased by 67 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Rosebud West between 2006 and 2011.