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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Boroondara 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 Boroondara'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Boroondara 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Australia%Number%Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers15,44218.813.014,22817.712.9+1,214
Professionals32,37639.422.231,11738.821.3+1,259
Technicians and Trades Workers4,8135.913.55,0276.314.2-214
Community and Personal Service Workers6,6898.110.86,1177.69.7+572
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,39812.613.611,03913.714.7-641
Sales Workers7,4979.19.47,2959.19.4+202
Machinery Operators And Drivers9981.26.31,0031.26.6-5
Labourers2,7273.39.52,7213.49.4+6
Inadequately described or not stated1,3211.61.71,7382.21.9-417

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Australia : 13.0% Professionals, Australia : 22.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Australia : 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Australia : 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Australia : 13.6% Sales Workers, Australia : 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Australia : 6.3% Labourers, Australia : 9.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Australia : 1.7% Managers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 18.8% Professionals, City of Boroondara - All industries: 39.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 5.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 8.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 12.6% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 1.2% Labourers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 3.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - All industries: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +1,214 Professionals, City of Boroondara - All industries: +1,259 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -214 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +572 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -641 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +202 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -5 Labourers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - All industries: -417
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in City of Boroondara in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (32,376 people or 39.4%)
  • Managers (15,442 people or 18.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,398 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 58,216 people in total or 70.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Australia employed 22.2% in Professionals; 13.0% in Managers; and 13.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Boroondara and Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (39.4% compared to 22.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (18.8% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (5.9% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (3.3% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Boroondara increased by 1,976 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Boroondara were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,259 people)
  • Managers (+1,214 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-641 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+572 people)

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