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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Boroondara, 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 City of Boroondara will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Boroondara;
  • 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 City of Boroondara, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: Currently only 2016 data are available for work destination. 2011 data are not comparable due to a change in methodology in 2016 which “imputed” a work destination to those workers who didn’t state their work destination. This means comparisons with earlier years should not be made. .id are currently sourcing data collected under the same methodology in 2011 which will be added to this page at a later date. For a detailed case study of this issue please visit our blog post.

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Local workers occupations
City of Boroondara - All industries2016
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Number%Victoria %
Technicians and Trades Workers6,1948.713.1
Community and Personal Service Workers8,23311.510.6
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,30414.413.3
Sales Workers6,7569.59.7
Machinery Operators And Drivers9901.45.8
Inadequately described or not stated1,1431.61.7

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

Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (23,815 local workers or 33.4%)
  • Managers (10,630 local workers or 14.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,304 local workers or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 44,749 people in total or 62.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 23.2% as Professionals; 13.5% as Managers; and 13.3% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the City of Boroondara and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (33.4% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (1.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.7% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the City of Boroondara between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Professionals (+23,815 local workers)
  • Managers (+10,630 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+10,304 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+8,233 local workers)

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