City of Brimbank

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) 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 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
Managers11322.256.06227.065.1+51
Professionals203.93.052.22.3+15
Technicians and Trades Workers244.76.3114.85.2+13
Community and Personal Service Workers--00.3--00.2--
Clerical and Administrative Workers285.54.3135.73.5+15
Sales Workers71.41.652.20.8+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers5911.65.1177.43.3+42
Labourers24447.922.410847.018.6+136
Inadequately described or not stated142.81.093.91.0+5
Total Persons509100.0100.0230100.0100.0+279

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:

  • Labourers (244 people or 47.9%)
  • Managers (113 people or 22.2%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (59 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 416 people in total or 81.7% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.4% in Labourers; 56.0% in Managers and 5.1% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Managers (22.2% compared to 56.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Labourers (47.9% compared to 22.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.6% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Inadequately described or not stated (2.8% compared to 1.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the City of Brimbank increased by 279 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:

  • Labourers (+136 persons)
  • Managers (+51 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+42 persons)
  • Professionals (+15 persons)

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