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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Darebin 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 Darebin'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 Darebin 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers8,77612.513.57,26711.413.2+1,509
Professionals21,58030.723.318,33728.722.3+3,243
Technicians and Trades Workers7,75611.013.17,64812.013.9+108
Community and Personal Service Workers7,34410.410.65,9359.39.3+1,409
Clerical and Administrative Workers9,13213.013.39,36914.714.4-237
Sales Workers6,3259.09.75,5758.79.7+750
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,8484.15.83,1584.96.1-310
Labourers5,4037.79.04,9507.89.0+453
Inadequately described or not stated1,1441.61.71,5732.52.2-429

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 : 13.5% Professionals, Victoria : 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 13.3% Sales Workers, Victoria : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 5.8% Labourers, Victoria : 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.7% Managers, City of Darebin - All industries: 12.5% Professionals, City of Darebin - All industries: 30.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: 11.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: 13.0% Sales Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Darebin - All industries: 4.1% Labourers, City of Darebin - All industries: 7.7% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Darebin - 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 Darebin - All industries: +1,509 Professionals, City of Darebin - All industries: +3,243 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +108 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,409 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: -237 Sales Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +750 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Darebin - All industries: -310 Labourers, City of Darebin - All industries: +453 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Darebin - All industries: -429
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 Darebin in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (21,580 people or 30.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,132 people or 13.0%)
  • Managers (8,776 people or 12.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 39,488 people in total or 56.2% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 23.3% in Professionals; 13.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (30.7% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.0% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (7.7% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Darebin increased by 6,496 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+3,243 people)
  • Managers (+1,509 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,409 people)
  • Sales Workers (+750 people)

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