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Nillumbik Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Nillumbik Shire, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Victoria.

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

The occupations of the local worers in Nillumbik Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Nillumbik Shire;
  • 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 complete local workers analysis for Nillumbik Shire, 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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Local workers occupations
Nillumbik Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Managers1,36311.713.41,36211.813.8+1
Professionals2,63022.622.72,55922.121.3+71
Technicians and Trades Workers1,76515.213.71,87716.213.9-112
Community and Personal Service Workers1,55313.49.31,41812.38.4+135
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,62314.014.61,57513.615.2+48
Sales Workers1,31711.39.81,35211.710.2-35
Machinery Operators And Drivers3262.86.13913.46.5-65
Labourers9067.88.99127.99.6-6
Inadequately described or not stated1371.21.51181.01.1+19

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

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers 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, Nillumbik Shire: 11.7% Professionals, Nillumbik Shire: 22.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 13.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 14.0% Sales Workers, Nillumbik Shire: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Nillumbik Shire: 2.8% Labourers, Nillumbik Shire: 7.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Nillumbik Shire: 1.2%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: +1 Professionals, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: +71 Technicians and Trades Workers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: -112 Community and Personal Service Workers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: +135 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: +48 Sales Workers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: -35 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: -65 Labourers, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: -6 Inadequately described or not stated, Nillumbik Shire - All industries: +19
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 in Nillumbik Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,630 local workers or 22.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,765 local workers or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,623 local workers or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,018 people in total or 51.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.7% as Professionals; 13.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers; and 14.6% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Nillumbik Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.4% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.3% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (11.7% compared to 13.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Nillumbik Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+135 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-112 local workers)
  • Professionals (+71 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-65 local workers)

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