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Modbury Heights

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Modbury Heights in 2011 than any other occupation.

Modbury Heights'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 Heights'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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Managers
2689.110.531210.010.9-44
Professionals
51517.418.347015.017.0+45
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers48316.316.251516.416.3-32
Community and Personal Service Workers
29810.110.72839.09.6+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers
56119.018.362419.918.5-63
Sales Workers
35311.910.838612.311.1-33
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1816.15.41725.55.7+9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2789.48.632910.59.5-51
Inadequately described
210.71.3411.31.5-20

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 Heights: 9.1% Professionals, Modbury Heights: 17.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Modbury Heights: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Modbury Heights: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Modbury Heights: 19.0% Sales Workers, Modbury Heights: 11.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Modbury Heights: 6.1% Labourers, Modbury Heights: 9.4% Inadequately described, Modbury Heights: 0.7%
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, Modbury Heights: -44 Professionals, Modbury Heights: +45 Technicians and Trades Workers, Modbury Heights: -32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Modbury Heights: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Modbury Heights: -63 Sales Workers, Modbury Heights: -33 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Modbury Heights: +9 Labourers, Modbury Heights: -51 Inadequately described, Modbury Heights: -20
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 Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (561 people or 19.0%)
  • Professionals (515 people or 17.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (483 people or 16.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,559 people in total or 52.7% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (11.9% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.1% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Modbury Heights decreased by 172 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-63 persons)
  • Labourers (-51 persons)