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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local female labour force professionals in the City of Boroondara than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Boroondara's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
City of Boroondara - Females20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2006 to 2011
Managers4,99012.99.44,52912.29.0+461
Professionals15,24139.327.014,17838.225.1+1,063
Technicians and Trades Workers1,1012.84.31,0983.04.4+3
Community and Personal Service Workers3,87810.013.23,5139.512.0+365
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,85520.324.18,14121.925.5-286
Sales Workers3,97610.312.44,03310.913.2-57
Machinery Operators And Drivers1310.31.61530.41.9-22
Labourers8682.25.98712.37.0-3
Inadequately described or not stated7101.82.05871.61.8+123

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Greater Melbourne: 9.4% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 27.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 4.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 12.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 1.6% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.0% Managers, City of Boroondara: 12.9% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 39.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 2.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 20.3% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 0.3% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 2.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Boroondara: +461 Professionals, City of Boroondara: +1,063 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: +3 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: +365 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: -286 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: -57 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: -22 Labourers, City of Boroondara: -3 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: +123
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local female labour force in City of Boroondara in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (15,241 people or 39.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,855 people or 20.3%)
  • Managers (4,990 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 28,086 people in total or 72.5% of the local female labour force.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 27.0% in Professionals; 24.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.4% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local female labour force of the City of Boroondara and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of local female labour force employed as Professionals (39.3% compared to 27.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local female labour force employed as Managers (12.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local female labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (20.3% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local female labour force employed as Labourers (2.2% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local female labour force in City of Boroondara increased by 1,647 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local female labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Boroondara were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,063 local female labour force)
  • Managers (+461 local female labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+365 local female labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-286 local female labour force)

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