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Local workers - Key statistics - All industries

In the City of Brimbank 57.8% of the local workers are males and 42.2% are female.

The local workers are made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Local workers statistics reveal how the characteristics of the local workers in the City of Brimbank vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector local worker requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the local workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Brimbank in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Local workers key statistics - All industries
City of Brimbank20162011Change
NameNumber%Education and Training %Number%Education and Training %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)66,494100.0100.058,208100.0100.0+8,286
Males38,46257.824.733,64257.825.1+4,820
Females28,03842.275.224,56742.275.0+3,471
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8,91913.48.08,76315.16.8+156
25 - 54 years46,08169.369.140,59269.772.5+5,489
55 - 64 years9,58114.419.57,62813.118.5+1,953
65 years and over1,9182.93.21,2182.12.0+700
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals11,03816.663.79,02815.564.5+2,010
Technicians and trades workers9,04313.62.88,50114.62.8+542
Clerical and administrative workers8,99213.57.38,33614.39.1+656
Hours worked--------------
Full time42,12563.454.037,61864.656.1+4,507
Part time22,70134.145.018,92932.542.5+3,772
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree16,73525.263.312,04520.762.0+4,690
Advanced diploma or diploma7,19910.810.45,2449.010.5+1,955
Certificate level14,84122.310.112,57821.68.7+2,263
No qualifications25,69938.614.325,53443.915.7+165
Individual Income--------------
Less than $50011,80717.815.8--------
$500 -$1,74945,27468.167.0--------
$1,750 or more8,10612.216.1--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car54,42981.983.646,59280.082.7+7,837
Public Transport2,2473.44.01,8773.23.4+370
Bicycle2230.30.52330.40.6-10
Walked only6531.01.37181.21.8-65
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas27,62141.527.022,10138.024.9+5,520
Speaks a language other than English at home28,02942.230.222,29238.325.5+5,737
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164,6587.03.2--------

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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