City of Brimbank

Local workers - Occupations - Information Media and Telecommunications

In the City of Brimbank (Information Media and Telecommunications), 22.8% of workers were Professionals, compared to 40.3% 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 - Information Media and Telecommunications 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Managers10618.718.15612.315.4+50
Professionals12922.840.38117.836.7+48
Technicians and Trades Workers9015.914.05411.914.7+36
Community and Personal Service Workers81.40.781.80.6--
Clerical and Administrative Workers8114.314.07015.416.6+11
Sales Workers10117.89.38819.410.9+13
Machinery Operators And Drivers346.00.86815.01.3-34
Labourers132.31.7204.42.0-7
Inadequately described or not stated40.70.992.01.8-5
Total Persons566100.0100.0454100.0100.0+112

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 Information Media and Telecommunications workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (129 local workers or 22.8%)
  • Managers (106 local workers or 18.7%)
  • Sales Workers (101 local workers or 17.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 336 people in total or 59.3% of the Information Media and Telecommunications local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 40.3% as Professionals; 18.1% as Managers and 9.3% as Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Information Media and Telecommunications workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Information Media and Telecommunications) employed as Professionals (22.8% compared to 40.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Information Media and Telecommunications) employed as Sales Workers (17.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Information Media and Telecommunications) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.0% compared to 0.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Information Media and Telecommunications) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.9% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Information Media and Telecommunications workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Managers (+50 local workers)
  • Professionals (+48 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+36 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-34 local workers)

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