City of Brimbank

Local workers - Occupations - Transport, Postal and Warehousing

In the City of Brimbank (Transport, Postal and Warehousing), 44.9% of workers were Machinery Operators And Drivers, compared to 42.8% in 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 the City of Brimbank will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in the 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 the City of Brimbank, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

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, the 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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Managers7309.811.257010.010.2+160
Professionals2603.57.62043.66.9+56
Technicians and Trades Workers2092.84.01713.04.4+38
Community and Personal Service Workers831.12.7500.92.7+33
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,10328.321.11,67229.423.0+431
Sales Workers2733.74.72063.64.7+67
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,33944.942.82,49743.941.2+842
Labourers3725.04.82063.64.9+166
Inadequately described or not stated731.01.11182.12.0-45
Total Persons7,442100.0100.05,694100.0100.0+1,748

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 Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (3,339 local workers or 44.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,103 local workers or 28.3%)
  • Managers (730 local workers or 9.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,172 people in total or 82.9% of the Transport, Postal and Warehousing local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 42.8% as Machinery Operators And Drivers; 21.1% as Clerical and Administrative Workers and 11.2% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers(Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (28.3% compared to 21.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Professionals (3.5% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (44.9% compared to 42.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (1.1% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+842 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+431 local workers)
  • Labourers (+166 local workers)
  • Managers (+160 local workers)

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