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Employment (FTE) by industry

In the City of Brimbank, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 11,084 FTE jobs in 2014/15.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in the City of Brimbank.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Brimbank's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Total Employment and Census Employment, for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker Productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment Locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Brimbank2014/152009/10Change
Industry
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1310.22.91350.23.3-4
Mining860.10.4990.20.4-13
Manufacturing11,08418.110.711,93120.712.5-847
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,2722.11.49451.61.2+327
Construction7,31412.09.67,52613.09.5-212
Wholesale Trade6,09010.05.24,6228.05.3+1,467
Retail Trade5,3068.79.35,2089.09.3+98
Accommodation and Food Services2,3273.85.32,0883.64.9+238
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,92811.35.46,47311.25.3+456
Information Media and Telecommunications4880.82.24570.82.3+31
Financial and Insurance Services6771.14.85691.04.7+108
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7541.21.66591.11.6+95
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,6532.79.11,3862.48.7+267
Administrative and Support Services1,7412.83.21,4552.53.1+286
Public Administration and Safety2,3283.85.62,1123.75.4+216
Education and Training4,9568.17.94,8808.57.8+76
Health Care and Social Assistance5,4348.910.04,8288.49.6+606
Arts and Recreation Services3410.61.63110.51.5+31
Other Services2,1713.63.82,0223.53.8+148

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2013-14 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Employment (FTE) 2014/15
Employment (FTE) 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Victoria: 2.9% Mining, Victoria: 0.4% Manufacturing, Victoria: 10.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Victoria: 1.4% Construction, Victoria: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, Victoria: 5.2% Retail Trade, Victoria: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Victoria: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Victoria: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Victoria: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Victoria: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Victoria: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Victoria: 9.1% Administrative and Support Services, Victoria: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Victoria: 5.6% Education and Training, Victoria: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Victoria: 10.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Victoria: 1.6% Other Services, Victoria: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: 0.2% Mining, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: 18.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: 2.1% Construction, City of Brimbank: 12.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: 10.0% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: 11.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: 3.8% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: 8.9% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: 0.6% Other Services, City of Brimbank: 3.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (FTE), 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: -4 Mining, City of Brimbank: -13 Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: -847 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: +327 Construction, City of Brimbank: -212 Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: +1,467 Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: +98 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: +238 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: +456 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: +31 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: +108 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: +95 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: +267 Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: +286 Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: +216 Education and Training, City of Brimbank: +76 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: +606 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: +31 Other Services, City of Brimbank: +148
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent workforce in City of Brimbank in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (11,084 FTEs or 18.1%)
  • Construction (7,314 FTEs or 12.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6,928 FTEs or 11.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 25,326 people in total or 41.5% of the workforce.

In comparison, Victoria employed 10.7% in Manufacturing; 9.6% in Construction; and 5.4% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent workforce of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of FTEs employed in Manufacturing (18.1% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of FTEs employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (11.3% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of FTEs employed in Wholesale Trade (10.0% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of FTEs employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the full-time equivalent workforce in the City of Brimbank increased by 3,374 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent workforce between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in the City of Brimbank were for those employed in:

  • Wholesale Trade (+1,467 FTEs)
  • Manufacturing (-847 FTEs)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+606 FTEs)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+456 FTEs)

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