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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

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

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Darebin in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Local workers occupations
City of Darebin - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Managers5,92712.413.55,21311.813.2+714
Professionals10,94123.023.29,57221.722.3+1,369
Technicians and Trades Workers5,81112.213.15,96713.513.8-156
Community and Personal Service Workers6,20013.010.64,83511.09.3+1,365
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,76212.113.35,67312.914.4+89
Sales Workers5,61111.89.75,31212.19.7+299
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,9146.15.83,0456.96.1-131
Labourers3,7287.89.03,4407.89.0+288
Inadequately described or not stated7781.61.71,0052.32.2-227

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria: 13.5% Professionals, Victoria: 23.2% 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: 12.4% Professionals, City of Darebin: 23.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Darebin: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Darebin: 13.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Darebin: 12.1% Sales Workers, City of Darebin: 11.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Darebin: 6.1% Labourers, City of Darebin: 7.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Darebin: 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 local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Darebin - All industries: +714 Professionals, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,369 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: -156 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +1,365 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +89 Sales Workers, City of Darebin - All industries: +299 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Darebin - All industries: -131 Labourers, City of Darebin - All industries: +288 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Darebin - All industries: -227
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 workforce in City of Darebin in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (10,941 local workers or 23.0%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (6,200 local workers or 13.0%)
  • Managers (5,927 local workers or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 23,068 people in total or 48.4% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 23.2% as Professionals; 10.6% as Community and Personal Service Workers; and 13.5% as Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.0% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.8% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (7.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.1% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Professionals (+1,369 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,365 local workers)
  • Managers (+714 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+299 local workers)

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