City of Stonnington

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in the City of Stonnington 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 Stonnington'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 Stonnington 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Managers10,65818.913.59,33118.313.2+1,327
Professionals22,51839.823.319,89039.022.3+2,628
Technicians and Trades Workers3,4336.113.13,2296.313.9+204
Community and Personal Service Workers4,5528.110.63,8547.69.3+698
Clerical and Administrative Workers6,96912.313.36,89513.514.4+74
Sales Workers5,0999.09.74,4618.89.7+638
Machinery Operators And Drivers6051.15.86161.26.1-11
Labourers1,7213.09.01,5022.99.0+219
Inadequately described or not stated9761.71.71,1572.32.2-181
Total Persons56,531100.0100.050,935100.0100.0+5,596

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 Stonnington in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (22,518 people or 39.8%)
  • Managers (10,658 people or 18.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (6,969 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 40,145 people in total or 71.0% of the resident workers (All industries).

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (39.8% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.1% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (3.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (18.9% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Stonnington increased by 5,596 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+2,628 persons)
  • Managers (+1,327 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+698 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+638 persons)

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