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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Maranoa Regional Council, 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 Maranoa Regional Council will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Maranoa Regional Council;
  • 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 Maranoa Regional Council, 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
Maranoa Regional Council - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Managers1,48622.712.11,59226.212.6-106
Professionals80712.319.267611.117.6+131
Technicians and Trades Workers95214.615.071211.715.3+240
Community and Personal Service Workers4867.410.04978.29.1-11
Clerical and Administrative Workers87213.314.965110.715.2+221
Sales Workers4026.19.94477.410.5-45
Machinery Operators And Drivers68210.47.35208.67.1+162
Labourers75711.610.594115.511.7-184
Inadequately described or not stated971.51.1390.61.0+58

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, Maranoa Regional Council: 22.7% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council: 12.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 13.3% Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council: 6.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council: 10.4% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council: 11.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.5%
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, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -106 Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +131 Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +240 Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -11 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +221 Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -45 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +162 Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -184 Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +58
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 Maranoa Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,486 local workers or 22.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (952 local workers or 14.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (872 local workers or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,310 people in total or 50.6% of the local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% as Managers; 15.0% as Technicians and Trades Workers; and 14.9% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Maranoa Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (22.7% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (12.3% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (6.1% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Maranoa Regional Council between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+240 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+221 local workers)
  • Labourers (-184 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+162 local workers)

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