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Workforce - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Boroondara, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals as Victoria.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the workforce and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the workforce in City of Boroondara will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Boroondara;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a more complete workforce analysis for City of Boroondara, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Workforce occupations
City of Boroondara - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Managers9,09814.713.48,78414.813.8+314
Professionals21,02233.922.719,11932.221.3+1,903
Technicians and Trades Workers5,2608.513.75,1408.713.9+120
Community and Personal Service Workers6,22310.09.35,4419.28.4+782
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,40416.814.610,66718.015.2-263
Sales Workers6,0069.79.86,23810.510.2-232
Machinery Operators And Drivers7551.26.17191.26.5+36
Labourers2,3253.88.92,5254.39.6-200
Inadequately described or not stated8491.41.56761.11.1+173

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

Workforce occupations, 2011
Workforce occupations, 2011 Managers, Victoria: 13.4% Professionals, Victoria: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.6% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 8.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 1.5% Managers, City of Boroondara: 14.7% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 33.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 8.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 16.8% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 1.2% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in workforce occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in workforce occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +314 Professionals, City of Boroondara - All industries: +1,903 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +120 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +782 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -263 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -232 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +36 Labourers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -200 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - All industries: +173
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 workforce in City of Boroondara in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (21,022 people or 33.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,404 people or 16.8%)
  • Managers (9,098 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 40,524 people in total or 65.4% of the workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.7% as Professionals; 14.6% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.4% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of people employed as Professionals (33.9% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.5% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed as Labourers (3.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (1.2% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the City of Boroondara between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+1,903 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+782 people)
  • Managers (+314 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-263 people)

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