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

Malvern'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 Malvern'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
Malvern - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
20515.814.621816.415.8-13
Professionals
55242.538.153640.436.2+16
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers685.28.0806.08.2-12
Community and Personal Service Workers
947.28.5937.08.5+1
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16812.913.618313.814.1-15
Sales Workers
13810.69.013510.29.2+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
131.01.7181.41.9-5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers453.55.0453.45.00
Inadequately described
171.31.6191.41.1-2

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 Unley: 14.6% Professionals, City of Unley: 38.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Unley: 8.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Unley: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Unley: 13.6% Sales Workers, City of Unley: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Unley: 1.7% Labourers, City of Unley: 5.0% Inadequately described, City of Unley: 1.6% Managers, Malvern: 15.8% Professionals, Malvern: 42.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Malvern: 5.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Malvern: 7.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Malvern: 12.9% Sales Workers, Malvern: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Malvern: 1.0% Labourers, Malvern: 3.5% Inadequately described, Malvern: 1.3%
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, Malvern: -13 Professionals, Malvern: +16 Technicians and Trades Workers, Malvern: -12 Community and Personal Service Workers, Malvern: +1 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Malvern: -15 Sales Workers, Malvern: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Malvern: -5 Labourers, Malvern: 0 Inadequately described, Malvern: -2
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 Malvern in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (552 people or 42.5%)
  • Managers (205 people or 15.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (168 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 925 people in total or 71.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Unley employed 38.1% in Professionals; 14.6% in Managers; and 13.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Malvern and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (42.5% compared to 38.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (10.6% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (5.2% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.5% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Malvern decreased by 27 between 2006 and 2011.

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