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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Brimbank, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Victoria.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local worers in City of Brimbank will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Brimbank;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for City of Brimbank, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

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

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Local workers occupations
City of Brimbank - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Managers6,08911.913.45,17311.413.8+916
Professionals8,47516.622.77,26015.921.3+1,215
Technicians and Trades Workers7,20914.113.76,55914.413.9+650
Community and Personal Service Workers4,2468.39.33,4687.68.4+778
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,78715.214.66,90615.215.2+881
Sales Workers5,55910.99.84,93510.810.2+624
Machinery Operators And Drivers6,29512.36.15,68812.56.5+607
Labourers4,8229.48.94,96410.99.6-142
Inadequately described or not stated7211.41.56141.31.1+107

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

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Victoria: 13.4% Professionals, Victoria: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.6% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 8.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 1.5% Managers, City of Brimbank: 11.9% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 16.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 14.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 15.2% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 12.3% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 9.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank: 1.4%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +916 Professionals, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,215 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +650 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +778 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +881 Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +624 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +607 Labourers, City of Brimbank - All industries: -142 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - All industries: +107
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

An analysis of the jobs held by the in City of Brimbank in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (8,475 local workers or 16.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,787 local workers or 15.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,209 local workers or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 23,471 people in total or 45.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.7% as Professionals; 14.6% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (10.9% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (16.6% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (11.9% compared to 13.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the City of Brimbank between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+1,215 local workers)
  • Managers (+916 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+881 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+778 local workers)

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