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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers labourers in the City of Brimbank than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Brimbank's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

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

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Resident workers occupations
City of Brimbank 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers6,6658.313.55,9577.813.2+708
Professionals11,58714.523.310,47713.722.3+1,110
Technicians and Trades Workers11,08313.913.111,30514.813.9-222
Community and Personal Service Workers8,47110.610.67,1219.39.3+1,350
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,98913.713.311,57315.214.4-584
Sales Workers8,01510.09.77,60410.09.7+411
Machinery Operators And Drivers9,41111.85.89,12812.06.1+283
Labourers11,82514.89.010,71314.09.0+1,112
Inadequately described or not stated1,9732.51.72,4923.32.2-519

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria : 13.5% Professionals, Victoria : 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 13.3% Sales Workers, Victoria : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 5.8% Labourers, Victoria : 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.7% Managers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 8.3% Professionals, City of Brimbank - All industries: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 11.8% Labourers, City of Brimbank - All industries: 14.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - All industries: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +708 Professionals, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,110 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: -222 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,350 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: -584 Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +411 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +283 Labourers, City of Brimbank - All industries: +1,112 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - All industries: -519
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (11,825 people or 14.8%)
  • Professionals (11,587 people or 14.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (11,083 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 34,495 people in total or 43.1% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 9.0% in Labourers; 23.3% in Professionals; and 13.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.5% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (8.3% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Brimbank increased by 3,649 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Brimbank were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,350 people)
  • Labourers (+1,112 people)
  • Professionals (+1,110 people)
  • Managers (+708 people)

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