Hume City

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Technicians and Trades Workers in Hume City 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 Hume City'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Hume City 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers12,48415.413.111,99416.913.9+490
Community and Personal Service Workers9,74912.010.66,8679.79.3+2,882
Clerical and Administrative Workers11,95314.813.311,83816.714.4+115
Sales Workers8,51410.59.77,23710.29.7+1,277
Machinery Operators And Drivers8,59910.65.87,45210.56.1+1,147
Inadequately described or not stated1,6412.01.72,0072.82.2-366
Total Persons81,019100.0100.070,938100.0100.0+10,081

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (12,484 people or 15.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (11,953 people or 14.8%)
  • Professionals (11,441 people or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 35,878 people in total or 44.3% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 13.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 23.3% in Professionals.

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

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (14.1% compared to 23.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (9.5% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.4% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Hume City increased by 10,081 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Hume City were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+2,882 persons)
  • Professionals (+2,254 persons)
  • Managers (+1,314 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+1,277 persons)

Hume City

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