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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Ipswich, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Queensland.

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 worers in City of Ipswich will be influenced by factors including:

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
City of Ipswich - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Managers5,13510.112.14,3769.712.6+758
Professionals8,92117.519.27,29016.117.6+1,630
Technicians and Trades Workers7,59414.915.07,58316.815.3+10
Community and Personal Service Workers6,37112.510.04,88010.89.1+1,491
Clerical and Administrative Workers6,48712.714.95,72112.715.2+765
Sales Workers5,18810.29.94,2819.510.5+906
Machinery Operators And Drivers4,0337.97.33,5237.87.1+509
Labourers6,60813.010.57,12915.811.7-521
Inadequately described or not stated5541.11.14341.01.0+120

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Queensland: 12.1% Professionals, Queensland: 19.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland: 15.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland: 14.9% Sales Workers, Queensland: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland: 7.3% Labourers, Queensland: 10.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland: 1.1% Managers, City of Ipswich: 10.1% Professionals, City of Ipswich: 17.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Ipswich: 14.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Ipswich: 12.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Ipswich: 12.7% Sales Workers, City of Ipswich: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Ipswich: 7.9% Labourers, City of Ipswich: 13.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Ipswich: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +758 Professionals, City of Ipswich - All industries: +1,630 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +10 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +1,491 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +765 Sales Workers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +906 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Ipswich - All industries: +509 Labourers, City of Ipswich - All industries: -521 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Ipswich - All industries: +120
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the in City of Ipswich in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (8,921 local workers or 17.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,594 local workers or 14.9%)
  • Labourers (6,608 local workers or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 23,123 people in total or 45.4% of the local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 19.2% as Professionals; 15.0% as Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.5% as Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.7% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.1% compared to 12.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the City of Ipswich between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+1,630 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,491 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+906 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+765 local workers)

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