City of Brimbank

Local workers - Occupations - Public Administration and Safety

In the City of Brimbank (Public Administration and Safety), 35.7% of workers were Community and Personal Service Workers, compared to 28.4% 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 - Public Administration and Safety 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Managers1536.311.81306.210.0+23
Professionals41216.922.633515.922.3+77
Technicians and Trades Workers1275.25.51175.55.5+10
Community and Personal Service Workers86835.728.468432.426.6+184
Clerical and Administrative Workers53221.923.452024.625.4+12
Sales Workers120.50.5110.50.4+1
Machinery Operators And Drivers572.31.5532.51.7+4
Labourers2279.34.22019.54.1+26
Inadequately described or not stated451.82.2592.84.0-14
Total Persons2,433100.0100.02,110100.0100.0+323

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 Public Administration and Safety workforce in the City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (868 local workers or 35.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (532 local workers or 21.9%)
  • Professionals (412 local workers or 16.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,812 people in total or 74.5% of the Public Administration and Safety local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 28.4% as Community and Personal Service Workers; 23.4% as Clerical and Administrative Workers and 22.6% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (35.7% compared to 28.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Professionals (16.9% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Managers (6.3% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Labourers (9.3% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the City of Brimbank between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+184 local workers)
  • Professionals (+77 local workers)
  • Labourers (+26 local workers)
  • Managers (+23 local workers)

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