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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Manufacturing employs more of the City of Brimbank’s local labour force than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the City of Brimbank residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Brimbank, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in the City of Brimbank are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
City of Brimbank 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Melbourne%Number%Greater Melbourne%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2100.30.52180.30.6-8
Mining890.10.2740.10.2+15
Manufacturing12,05315.810.813,12219.312.8-1,069
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6910.91.04240.60.7+267
Construction5,9147.78.24,9887.37.3+926
Wholesale Trade3,4794.65.03,3404.95.5+139
Retail Trade8,42811.010.67,91011.611.3+518
Accommodation and Food Services5,0326.65.94,0806.05.6+952
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,9989.24.85,9038.74.8+1,095
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2391.62.31,2281.82.5+11
Financial and Insurance Services3,2544.34.82,6773.94.8+577
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8371.11.57341.11.4+103
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,6824.88.92,9114.38.3+771
Administrative and Support Services3,0804.03.52,9314.33.5+149
Public Administration and Safety3,4404.55.12,9164.35.0+524
Education and Training4,0915.47.93,3114.97.7+780
Health Care and Social Assistance6,9239.111.15,1297.510.0+1,794
Arts and Recreation Services1,1661.51.88931.31.7+273
Other Services2,8463.73.62,5543.83.6+292
Industry not classified2,9283.82.52,7214.02.7+207

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Industry not classified, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Mining, City of Brimbank: 0.1% Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: 15.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: 0.9% Construction, City of Brimbank: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: 4.6% Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: 11.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: 9.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: 4.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: 4.5% Education and Training, City of Brimbank: 5.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: 9.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Other Services, City of Brimbank: 3.7% Industry not classified, City of Brimbank: 3.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Brimbank: -8 Mining, City of Brimbank: +15 Manufacturing, City of Brimbank: -1,069 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Brimbank: +267 Construction, City of Brimbank: +926 Wholesale Trade, City of Brimbank: +139 Retail Trade, City of Brimbank: +518 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Brimbank: +952 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Brimbank: +1,095 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Brimbank: +11 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Brimbank: +577 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Brimbank: +103 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Brimbank: +771 Administrative and Support Services, City of Brimbank: +149 Public Administration and Safety, City of Brimbank: +524 Education and Training, City of Brimbank: +780 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Brimbank: +1,794 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Brimbank: +273 Other Services, City of Brimbank: +292 Industry not classified, City of Brimbank: +207
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in City of Brimbank in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Manufacturing (12,053 people or 15.8%)
  • Retail Trade (8,428 people or 11.0%)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6,998 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 27,479 people in total or 36.0% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 10.8% in Manufacturing; 10.6% in Retail Trade; and 4.8% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Brimbank and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (15.8% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (9.2% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (5.4% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Brimbank were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,794 local labour force)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+1,095 local labour force)
  • Manufacturing (-1,069 local labour force)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+952 local labour force)

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