City of Brimbank

Resident workers - Key statistics - All industries

28,829 people or 36.0% of the City of Brimbank's resident workers (All industries) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics - All industries
City of Brimbank20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)80,029100.0100.076,382100.0100.0+3,647
Males44,74155.952.643,05756.453.4+1,684
Females35,28844.147.433,32643.646.6+1,962
Age structure
15 - 24 years12,25915.313.912,50516.414.9-246
25 - 54 years54,91768.667.353,03369.467.8+1,884
55 - 64 years10,83713.514.79,51712.514.0+1,320
65 years and over2,0142.54.21,3331.73.2+681
Top three industries
Manufacturing8,68610.97.811,96615.710.7-3,280
Retail trade8,41910.510.28,44011.010.8-21
Health care and social assistance7,9309.912.56,9499.111.6+981
Top three occupations
Labourers11,82514.89.010,71314.09.0+1,112
Professionals11,58714.523.310,47713.722.3+1,110
Technicians and trades workers11,08313.813.111,30514.813.9-222
Hours worked
Full time48,43860.561.148,14863.062.6+290
Part time29,11336.437.025,44033.335.2+3,673
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree19,64124.533.315,60420.428.6+4,037
Advanced diploma or diploma9,18811.511.57,63710.010.4+1,551
Certificate level15,67119.620.914,57519.120.6+1,096
No qualifications32,83841.031.534,40145.036.4-1,563
Individual Income
Less than $50016,52320.618.7--------
$500 -$1,74954,58068.261.9--------
$1,750 or more7,3549.217.6--------
Method of Travel to Work
Car57,47771.865.954,50771.466.0+2,970
Public Transport10,98613.712.49,49212.411.0+1,494
Bicycle2350.31.22130.31.2+22
Walked only7230.93.27661.03.3-43
Other Characteristics
Born overseas42,62553.330.838,75750.728.0+3,868
Speaks a language other than English at home47,71059.625.342,57255.721.8+5,138
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20167,5489.46.1--------

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