City of Brimbank
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
|Resident workers occupations|
|City of Brimbank||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance%||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||11,083||13.9||3.9||11,305||14.8||4.9||-222||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||8,471||10.6||39.9||7,121||9.3||37.7||+1,350||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||10,989||13.7||13.0||11,573||15.2||14.0||-584||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||9,411||11.8||1.5||9,128||12.0||1.6||+283||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||1,973||2.5||0.7||2,492||3.3||1.6||-519||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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, Health Care and Social Assistance employed 5.9% in Labourers; 30.9% in Professionals; and 3.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Brimbank and Health Care and Social Assistance were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.8% compared to 1.5%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.9% compared to 3.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.6% compared to 39.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.5% compared to 30.9%)
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)