City of Casey

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in the City of Casey 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 the City of Casey'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Casey 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers27,30015.712.622,51316.313.1+4,787
Community and Personal Service Workers20,44911.811.014,97110.910.6+5,478
Clerical and Administrative Workers23,05113.312.420,13714.613.3+2,914
Sales Workers15,0728.78.314,24510.39.7+827
Machinery Operators And Drivers16,8259.75.913,1139.55.8+3,712
Inadequately described or not stated3,8542.22.02,4291.81.7+1,425
Total Persons173,559100.0100.0137,915100.0100.0+35,644

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the City of Casey in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (29,881 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (27,300 people or 15.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (23,051 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 80,232 people in total or 46.2% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Victoria employed 25.0% in Professionals; 12.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers and 12.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Casey and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (17.2% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (10.4% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.7% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Casey increased by 35,644 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in the City of Casey were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+9,155 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+5,478 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+4,787 persons)
  • Managers (+3,959 persons)

City of Casey

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