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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Wholesale Trade) machinery operators and drivers 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
Managers37313.822.347013.521.5-97
Professionals2248.315.32798.013.5-55
Technicians and Trades Workers2017.47.22577.46.9-56
Community and Personal Service Workers120.40.380.20.2+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers49218.217.863618.318.5-144
Sales Workers39714.717.347313.617.6-76
Machinery Operators And Drivers65024.113.287825.213.6-228
Labourers32512.05.841211.86.6-87
Inadequately described or not stated240.90.8661.91.6-42

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 - Wholesale Trade  : 22.3% Professionals, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 15.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 7.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 0.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 17.8% Sales Workers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 17.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 13.2% Labourers, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 5.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria - Wholesale Trade  : 0.8% Managers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 13.8% Professionals, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 8.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 7.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 0.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 18.2% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 14.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 24.1% Labourers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 12.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: 0.9%
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 - Wholesale Trade: -97 Professionals, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -55 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -56 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: +4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -144 Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -76 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -228 Labourers, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -87 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - Wholesale Trade: -42
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 (Wholesale Trade) in City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (650 people or 24.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (492 people or 18.2%)
  • Sales Workers (397 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,539 people in total or 57.0% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade).

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.2% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 17.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 17.3% in Sales Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (24.1% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Labourers (12.0% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Managers (13.8% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Professionals (8.3% compared to 15.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Wholesale Trade)] in City of Brimbank decreased by 781 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-228 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-144 people)
  • Managers (-97 people)
  • Labourers (-87 people)

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