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Workforce - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Brimbank 56.9% of the workforce are males and 43.1% are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live.  Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Brimbank vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Workforce key statistics - All industries
City of Brimbank20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Workforce--------------
Total workforce (Census)51,202100.0100.045,566100.0100.0+5,636
Males29,14356.953.226,05557.253.6+3,088
Females22,05943.146.819,51142.846.4+2,548
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years7,21814.114.77,04615.516.1+172
25 - 54 years36,05170.468.032,70171.873.8+3,350
55 - 64 years6,85213.414.15,21611.413.3+1,636
65 years and over1,0812.13.26031.32.5+478
Top three industries--------------
Manufacturing10,15019.610.79,67120.912.7+479
Retail trade5,93611.510.95,32111.511.6+615
Health care and social assistance5,53910.711.64,2329.210.5+1,307
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals8,49216.622.77,27316.023.3+1,219
Clerical and administrative workers7,78515.214.66,88415.116.3+901
Technicians and trades workers7,19814.113.76,55314.414.4+645
Hours worked--------------
Full time33,80066.063.230,50266.968.6+3,298
Part time16,62832.535.314,01930.835.3+2,609
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,27722.029.18,57618.827.5+2,701
Advanced diploma or diploma4,7599.310.53,4337.59.9+1,326
Certificate level11,08721.720.69,56621.020.7+1,521
No qualifications23,53346.036.121,33446.842.5+2,199
Individual Income--------------
$0-$59914,46828.329.0--------
$600 -$124924,05547.041.5--------
$1250 or more11,91423.328.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car41,42980.966.436,31779.770.4+5,112
Public Transport1,5773.19.31,1262.58.8+451
Bicycle2030.41.21870.41.3+16
Walked only6221.23.36671.53.9-45
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas19,10237.327.915,56934.225.1+3,533
Speaks a language other than English at home19,01037.121.515,26533.518.4+3,745
Arrived between 2006 and 20113,3736.66.0--------

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

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