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Resident workers (Regional) - Occupations of employment

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

The occupations of the City of Boroondara's regional resident workers are indicative of the socio-economic status of the region; the skill and qualification levels of the labour force; the access that the labour force has to employment opportunities; and what types of jobs are on offer.

Regional resident worker statistics, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income, Occupation is a key component of evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry in the City of Boroondara can draw upon.

The City of Boroondara resident worker region is defined by an area in which a significant percentage of workers travelled into the City of Boroondara to work at the 2011 Census. Details of this calculation and a list of areas included can be found in the data notes, while the boundary of the region is mapped on the about the area page.

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

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Regional resident workers occupations
City of Boroondara 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2006 to 2011
Managers49,76615.212.547,20415.112.5+2,562
Professionals107,75833.024.198,35031.522.5+9,408
Technicians and Trades Workers31,3609.613.430,6219.813.6+739
Community and Personal Service Workers26,9558.28.923,7267.68.1+3,229
Clerical and Administrative Workers48,59914.915.348,71615.615.9-117
Sales Workers31,5449.69.731,66110.110.2-117
Machinery Operators And Drivers8,0542.55.98,9922.96.4-938
Labourers16,3185.08.017,0465.58.7-728
Inadequately described or not stated6,6502.02.35,7541.82.0+896

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

Regional resident workers occupations, 2011
Regional resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, City of Boroondara: 15.2% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 33.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 9.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 8.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 14.9% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 2.5% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 5.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in regional resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in regional resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Boroondara: +2,562 Professionals, City of Boroondara: +9,408 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: +739 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: +3,229 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: -117 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: -117 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: -938 Labourers, City of Boroondara: -728 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: +896
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (107,758 people or 33.0%)
  • Managers (49,766 people or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (48,599 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 206,123 people in total or 63.0% of the regional labour force.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 12.5% in Managers; and 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of regional labour force employed as Professionals (33.0% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of regional labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of regional labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of regional labour force employed as Labourers (5.0% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the regional labour force in City of Boroondara increased by 14,934 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+9,408 regional labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+3,229 regional labour force)
  • Managers (+2,562 regional labour force)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-938 regional labour force)

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