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Local workers - Occupations - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Within the City of Brimbank, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing male 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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing - Males20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Managers3829.558.52636.667.2+12
Professionals43.13.0----2.3--
Technicians and Trades Workers118.57.21014.15.9+1
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.2----0.1--
Clerical and Administrative Workers75.41.1----0.6--
Sales Workers97.01.5----0.8--
Machinery Operators And Drivers2620.26.8912.74.4+17
Labourers3426.420.72636.617.6+8
Inadequately described or not stated----1.1----1.0--

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: 58.5% Professionals, Victoria: 3.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 7.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 0.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 1.1% Sales Workers, Victoria: 1.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.8% Labourers, Victoria: 20.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 1.1% Managers, City of Brimbank: 29.5% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 3.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 5.4% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 20.2% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 26.4%
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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +12 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +17 Labourers, City of Brimbank - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +8
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 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing male workforce in City of Brimbank in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (38 male local workers or 29.5%)
  • Labourers (34 male local workers or 26.4%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (26 male local workers or 20.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 98 people in total or 76.0% of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing male local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 58.5% as Managers; 20.7% as Labourers; and 6.8% as Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing male workforce in the City of Brimbank and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of male local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (20.2% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of male local workers employed as Labourers (26.4% compared to 20.7%)
  • A larger percentage of male local workers employed as Sales Workers (7.0% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of male local workers employed as Managers (29.5% compared to 58.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing male in the City of Brimbank workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+17 male local workers)
  • Managers (+12 male local workers)
  • Labourers (+8 male local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1 male local workers)

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