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Green Wedge

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in Green Wedge in 2011 than any other occupation.

Green Wedge'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 Green Wedge'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
Green Wedge - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Managers
80621.613.387222.213.3-66
Professionals
73019.618.276119.417.2-31
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers61516.518.764116.318.6-26
Community and Personal Service Workers
3008.010.42616.710.1+38
Clerical and Administrative Workers
42711.512.649512.612.8-68
Sales Workers
2827.610.93168.111.3-34
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1634.44.61353.45.0+28
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3519.49.23739.59.9-22
Inadequately described
571.52.0691.81.8-12

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, Green Wedge: 21.6% Professionals, Green Wedge: 19.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Green Wedge: 16.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Green Wedge: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Green Wedge: 11.5% Sales Workers, Green Wedge: 7.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Green Wedge: 4.4% Labourers, Green Wedge: 9.4% Inadequately described, Green Wedge: 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, Green Wedge: -66 Professionals, Green Wedge: -31 Technicians and Trades Workers, Green Wedge: -26 Community and Personal Service Workers, Green Wedge: +38 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Green Wedge: -68 Sales Workers, Green Wedge: -34 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Green Wedge: +28 Labourers, Green Wedge: -22 Inadequately described, Green Wedge: -12
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 Green Wedge in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (806 people or 21.6%)
  • Professionals (730 people or 19.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (615 people or 16.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,151 people in total or 57.7% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (21.6% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.0% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.5% compared to 18.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Green Wedge decreased by 193 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-68 persons)
  • Managers (-66 persons)