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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in the Murweh Shire 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 Murweh Shire'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
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Occupations
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2006 to 2011
Managers44419.612.547120.613.3-27
Professionals27512.115.631313.714.1-38
Technicians and Trades Workers28612.616.32279.916.5+59
Community and Personal Service Workers2129.410.31948.59.4+18
Clerical and Administrative Workers23710.513.226611.613.1-29
Sales Workers1617.110.21546.710.6+7
Machinery Operators And Drivers1707.58.31466.47.8+24
Labourers43319.111.947620.813.4-43
Inadequately described or not stated492.21.8441.91.8+5

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, Regional QLD: 12.5% Professionals, Regional QLD: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional QLD: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional QLD: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional QLD: 13.2% Sales Workers, Regional QLD: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional QLD: 8.3% Labourers, Regional QLD: 11.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Regional QLD: 1.8% Managers, Murweh Shire: 19.6% Professionals, Murweh Shire: 12.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Murweh Shire: 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Murweh Shire: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murweh Shire: 10.5% Sales Workers, Murweh Shire: 7.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murweh Shire: 7.5% Labourers, Murweh Shire: 19.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Murweh Shire: 2.2%
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, Murweh Shire: -27 Professionals, Murweh Shire: -38 Technicians and Trades Workers, Murweh Shire: +59 Community and Personal Service Workers, Murweh Shire: +18 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murweh Shire: -29 Sales Workers, Murweh Shire: +7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murweh Shire: +24 Labourers, Murweh Shire: -43 Inadequately described or not stated, Murweh Shire: +5
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 Murweh Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (444 people or 19.6%)
  • Labourers (433 people or 19.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (286 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,163 people in total or 51.3% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 12.5% in Managers; 11.9% in Labourers; and 16.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Murweh Shire and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (19.1% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (19.6% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.6% compared to 16.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (12.1% compared to 15.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Murweh Shire decreased by 24 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the Murweh Shire was for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+59 local labour force)

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