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Murweh Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Murweh Shire, 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 Murweh Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Murweh Shire;
  • 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 Murweh Shire, 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
Murweh Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Managers45221.312.147521.812.6-23
Professionals28913.619.230413.917.6-15
Technicians and Trades Workers24711.615.022910.515.3+18
Community and Personal Service Workers1999.410.01918.89.1+8
Clerical and Administrative Workers23010.814.926312.115.2-33
Sales Workers1567.39.91547.110.5+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers1406.67.31285.97.1+12
Labourers38218.010.541719.111.7-35
Inadequately described or not stated301.41.1190.91.0+11

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, Murweh Shire: 21.3% Professionals, Murweh Shire: 13.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Murweh Shire: 11.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Murweh Shire: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murweh Shire: 10.8% Sales Workers, Murweh Shire: 7.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murweh Shire: 6.6% Labourers, Murweh Shire: 18.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Murweh Shire: 1.4%
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, Murweh Shire - All industries: -23 Professionals, Murweh Shire - All industries: -15 Technicians and Trades Workers, Murweh Shire - All industries: +18 Community and Personal Service Workers, Murweh Shire - All industries: +8 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murweh Shire - All industries: -33 Sales Workers, Murweh Shire - All industries: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murweh Shire - All industries: +12 Labourers, Murweh Shire - All industries: -35 Inadequately described or not stated, Murweh Shire - All industries: +11
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 Murweh Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (452 local workers or 21.3%)
  • Labourers (382 local workers or 18.0%)
  • Professionals (289 local workers or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,123 people in total or 52.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% as Managers; 10.5% as Labourers; and 19.2% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (21.3% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (18.0% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (13.6% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Murweh Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-35 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-33 local workers)
  • Managers (-23 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+18 local workers)

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