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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in City of Port Phillip 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 Port Phillip'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 Port Phillip 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers11,22519.513.510,21218.613.2+1,013
Professionals21,83337.823.321,24538.722.3+588
Technicians and Trades Workers4,4357.713.14,2247.713.9+211
Community and Personal Service Workers4,8778.510.64,2587.89.3+619
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,08712.313.37,11913.014.4-32
Sales Workers4,5677.99.74,3768.09.7+191
Machinery Operators And Drivers7961.45.87441.46.1+52
Labourers1,9363.49.01,5892.99.0+347
Inadequately described or not stated9461.61.71,1692.12.2-223

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 Port Phillip - All industries: 19.5% Professionals, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 37.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 7.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 12.3% Sales Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 1.4% Labourers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: 3.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Port Phillip - 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 Port Phillip - All industries: +1,013 Professionals, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +588 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +211 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +619 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: -32 Sales Workers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +191 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +52 Labourers, City of Port Phillip - All industries: +347 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Port Phillip - All industries: -223
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 Port Phillip in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (21,833 people or 37.8%)
  • Managers (11,225 people or 19.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,087 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 40,145 people in total or 69.6% of the resident workers .

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

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (37.8% compared to 23.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (19.5% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (3.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (7.7% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Port Phillip increased by 2,766 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Managers (+1,013 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+619 people)
  • Professionals (+588 people)
  • Labourers (+347 people)

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