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Local workers - Occupations - Retail Trade

Within the City of Brimbank, the Retail Trade workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Victoria.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in City of Brimbank will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Brimbank;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for City of Brimbank, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

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.

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Local workers occupations
City of Brimbank - Retail Trade20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Managers1,00114.716.299415.117.0+7
Professionals2844.25.62213.44.8+63
Technicians and Trades Workers3815.65.63495.36.0+32
Community and Personal Service Workers540.80.9721.10.9-18
Clerical and Administrative Workers4546.76.54506.87.3+4
Sales Workers3,54852.153.83,57554.252.8-27
Machinery Operators And Drivers5858.63.94436.73.9+142
Labourers4706.96.94346.66.5+36
Inadequately described or not stated300.40.5550.80.9-25

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria: 16.2% Professionals, Victoria: 5.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 5.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 0.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 6.5% Sales Workers, Victoria: 53.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 3.9% Labourers, Victoria: 6.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 0.5% Managers, City of Brimbank: 14.7% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 4.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 5.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 52.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 8.6% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 6.9% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +7 Professionals, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +63 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +32 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: -18 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +4 Sales Workers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: -27 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +142 Labourers, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: +36 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Brimbank - Retail Trade: -25
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 Retail Trade workforce in City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (3,548 local workers or 52.1%)
  • Managers (1,001 local workers or 14.7%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (585 local workers or 8.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,134 people in total or 75.4% of the Retail Trade local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 53.8% as Sales Workers; 16.2% as Managers; and 3.9% as Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Retail Trade workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.6% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (52.1% compared to 53.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (14.7% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (4.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Retail Trade in the City of Brimbank workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+142 local workers)
  • Professionals (+63 local workers)
  • Labourers (+36 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+32 local workers)

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