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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in the Maranoa Regional Council than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of Maranoa Regional Council's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
Maranoa Regional Council 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Managers1,57423.412.01,65625.412.4-82
Professionals73010.918.969010.617.1+40
Technicians and Trades Workers92513.814.977211.915.4+153
Community and Personal Service Workers5137.610.04927.69.1+21
Clerical and Administrative Workers82412.314.771811.014.8+106
Sales Workers4336.49.84547.010.4-21
Machinery Operators And Drivers70510.57.35728.87.2+133
Labourers89013.210.61,03315.911.9-143
Inadequately described or not stated1261.91.81261.91.80

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

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Queensland: 12.0% Professionals, Queensland: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland: 14.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland: 14.7% Sales Workers, Queensland: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland: 7.3% Labourers, Queensland: 10.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland: 1.8% Managers, Maranoa Regional Council: 23.4% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council: 10.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 13.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 12.3% Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 6.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council: 10.5% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council: 13.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Maranoa Regional Council: -82 Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council: +40 Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: +153 Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: +21 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: +106 Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: -21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council: +133 Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council: -143 Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council: 0
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 local labour force in Maranoa Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,574 people or 23.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (925 people or 13.8%)
  • Labourers (890 people or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,389 people in total or 50.4% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.0% in Managers; 14.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.6% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Maranoa Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (23.4% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.5% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (10.9% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Sales Workers (6.4% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Maranoa Regional Council increased by 207 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the Maranoa Regional Council were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+153 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-143 local labour force)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+133 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+106 local labour force)

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