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There were more professionals in Modbury in 2011 than any other occupation.

Modbury'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 Modbury'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
Modbury - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Managers
1868.510.51838.510.9+4
Professionals
38217.418.335516.617.0+27
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers36416.616.234416.116.3+20
Community and Personal Service Workers
28312.910.724511.59.6+38
Clerical and Administrative Workers
32414.818.332115.018.5+3
Sales Workers
2059.310.823611.011.1-30
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1496.85.41597.55.7-11
map this data in atlas.idLabourers26912.38.626812.59.5+1
Inadequately described
331.51.3261.21.5+6

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.5% Professionals, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.3% Sales Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.4% Labourers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.6% Inadequately described, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Managers, Modbury: 8.5% Professionals, Modbury: 17.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Modbury: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Modbury: 12.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Modbury: 14.8% Sales Workers, Modbury: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Modbury: 6.8% Labourers, Modbury: 12.3% Inadequately described, Modbury: 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, Modbury: +4 Professionals, Modbury: +27 Technicians and Trades Workers, Modbury: +20 Community and Personal Service Workers, Modbury: +38 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Modbury: +3 Sales Workers, Modbury: -30 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Modbury: -11 Labourers, Modbury: +1 Inadequately described, Modbury: +6
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 Modbury in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (382 people or 17.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (364 people or 16.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (324 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,070 people in total or 48.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Tea Tree Gully employed 18.3% in Professionals; 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 18.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Modbury and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.9% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.8% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.5% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Modbury increased by 58 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Modbury between 2006 and 2011.