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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female 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 - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers5,82914.510.34,98812.99.7+841
Professionals16,16640.126.915,23139.325.7+935
Technicians and Trades Workers1,0602.64.51,0912.84.5-31
Community and Personal Service Workers4,14510.315.73,88410.013.9+261
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,41918.420.77,86320.323.1-444
Sales Workers4,09010.112.43,97710.312.7+113
Machinery Operators And Drivers1240.31.41470.41.5-23
Labourers8822.26.68662.26.8+16
Inadequately described or not stated5931.51.57031.81.9-110

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, Victoria : 10.3% Professionals, Victoria : 26.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 4.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 15.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 20.7% Sales Workers, Victoria : 12.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 1.4% Labourers, Victoria : 6.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.5% Managers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 14.5% Professionals, City of Boroondara - All industries: 40.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 2.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 18.4% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 0.3% Labourers, City of Boroondara - All industries: 2.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - All industries: 1.5%
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: +841 Professionals, City of Boroondara - All industries: +935 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -31 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +261 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -444 Sales Workers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +113 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara - All industries: -23 Labourers, City of Boroondara - All industries: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Boroondara - All industries: -110
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 female resident workers in City of Boroondara in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (16,166 people or 40.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,419 people or 18.4%)
  • Managers (5,829 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 29,414 people in total or 73.0% of the female resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 26.9% in Professionals; 20.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.3% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (40.1% compared to 26.9%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Managers (14.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Labourers (2.2% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers ] in City of Boroondara increased by 1,558 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+935 females)
  • Managers (+841 females)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-444 females)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+261 females)

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