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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in the City of Monash 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 Monash'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 Monash 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2006 to 2011
Managers9,85912.612.59,18812.312.5+671
Professionals22,58528.824.120,22427.122.5+2,361
Technicians and Trades Workers8,95611.413.48,84411.913.6+112
Community and Personal Service Workers6,4918.38.95,5327.48.1+959
Clerical and Administrative Workers12,30515.715.312,41216.615.9-107
Sales Workers7,89310.19.77,72510.410.2+168
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,1354.05.93,4694.76.4-334
Labourers5,4777.08.05,6427.68.7-165
Inadequately described or not stated1,6312.12.31,5122.02.0+119

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: 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 Monash: 12.6% Professionals, City of Monash: 28.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Monash: 11.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Monash: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Monash: 15.7% Sales Workers, City of Monash: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Monash: 4.0% Labourers, City of Monash: 7.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Monash: 2.1%
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 Monash: +671 Professionals, City of Monash: +2,361 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Monash: +112 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Monash: +959 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Monash: -107 Sales Workers, City of Monash: +168 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Monash: -334 Labourers, City of Monash: -165 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Monash: +119
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 labour force in City of Monash in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (22,585 people or 28.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,305 people or 15.7%)
  • Managers (9,859 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 44,749 people in total or 57.1% of the local labour force.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (28.8% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.0% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in City of Monash increased by 3,784 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+2,361 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+959 local labour force)
  • Managers (+671 local labour force)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-334 local labour force)

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