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Nillumbik Shire

Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in Nillumbik Shire 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 Nillumbik Shire'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
Nillumbik Shire 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Managers4,90814.813.24,85315.013.5+55
Professionals8,26425.022.37,80624.120.8+458
Technicians and Trades Workers5,00715.113.94,82014.914.0+187
Community and Personal Service Workers3,0659.39.32,8468.88.4+219
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,21315.814.45,38216.614.8-169
Sales Workers3,2899.99.73,27810.110.1+11
Machinery Operators And Drivers9793.06.11,0203.16.6-41
Labourers1,7245.29.01,8825.89.9-158
Inadequately described or not stated6371.92.25011.52.0+136

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, Victoria: 13.2% Professionals, Victoria: 22.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.4% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 2.2% Managers, Nillumbik Shire: 14.8% Professionals, Nillumbik Shire: 25.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 15.8% Sales Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Nillumbik Shire: 3.0% Labourers, Nillumbik Shire: 5.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Nillumbik Shire: 1.9%
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, Nillumbik Shire: +55 Professionals, Nillumbik Shire: +458 Technicians and Trades Workers, Nillumbik Shire: +187 Community and Personal Service Workers, Nillumbik Shire: +219 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Nillumbik Shire: -169 Sales Workers, Nillumbik Shire: +11 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Nillumbik Shire: -41 Labourers, Nillumbik Shire: -158 Inadequately described or not stated, Nillumbik Shire: +136
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 Nillumbik Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (8,264 people or 25.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,213 people or 15.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (5,007 people or 15.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 18,484 people in total or 55.9% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.3% in Professionals; 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (25.0% compared to 22.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (14.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (5.2% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Nillumbik Shire increased by 698 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+458 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+219 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+187 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-169 local labour force)

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