City of Brimbank

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) Professionals 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 the 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers occupations
City of Brimbank 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Managers3238.512.72797.511.0+44
Professionals1,86849.356.41,77448.055.6+94
Technicians and Trades Workers43811.68.543311.78.2+5
Community and Personal Service Workers180.50.4190.50.3-1
Clerical and Administrative Workers87523.117.895025.720.4-75
Sales Workers802.11.9732.01.8+7
Machinery Operators And Drivers611.60.4451.20.3+16
Labourers952.51.0641.70.8+31
Inadequately described or not stated280.70.9591.61.4-31
Total Persons3,786100.0100.03,696100.0100.0+90

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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (1,868 people or 49.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (875 people or 23.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (438 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,181 people in total or 84.0% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Victoria employed 56.4% in Professionals; 17.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 8.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (49.3% compared to 56.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (23.1% compared to 17.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Managers (8.5% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.6% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the City of Brimbank increased by 90 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+94 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-75 persons)
  • Managers (+44 persons)
  • Labourers (+31 persons)

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