City of Moreland

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in the City of Moreland 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 Moreland'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
City of Moreland 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers9,26011.513.18,56112.313.9+699
Community and Personal Service Workers8,20610.210.66,2809.09.3+1,926
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,82413.513.310,70315.314.4+121
Sales Workers6,8108.59.75,9988.69.7+812
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,3874.25.83,4715.06.1-84
Inadequately described or not stated1,3311.71.71,7322.52.2-401
Total Persons80,362100.0100.069,860100.0100.0+10,502

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (25,028 people or 31.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,824 people or 13.5%)
  • Managers (9,805 people or 12.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 45,657 people in total or 56.8% of the resident workers (All industries).

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 (All industries) of the City of Moreland and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (31.1% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (7.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.2% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.5% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Moreland increased by 10,502 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+4,749 persons)
  • Managers (+2,030 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,926 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+812 persons)

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