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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to NSW.

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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area;
  • 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Managers1,97515.913.51,66914.314.0+306
Professionals2,01216.223.01,78415.321.7+228
Technicians and Trades Workers2,12717.113.22,06217.713.5+65
Community and Personal Service Workers1,1879.69.61,0048.68.6+183
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,83714.815.21,74815.015.7+89
Sales Workers1,2079.79.41,19210.29.8+15
Machinery Operators And Drivers9287.56.39598.26.3-31
Labourers1,0478.48.61,1309.79.3-83
Inadequately described or not stated980.81.1890.81.0+9

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, NSW: 13.5% Professionals, NSW: 23.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, NSW: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, NSW: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, NSW: 15.2% Sales Workers, NSW: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, NSW: 6.3% Labourers, NSW: 8.6% Inadequately described or not stated, NSW: 1.1% Managers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 15.9% Professionals, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 16.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 14.8% Sales Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 7.5% Labourers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.8%
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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +306 Professionals, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +228 Technicians and Trades Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +65 Community and Personal Service Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +183 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +89 Sales Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +15 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -31 Labourers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -83 Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +9
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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,127 local workers or 17.1%)
  • Professionals (2,012 local workers or 16.2%)
  • Managers (1,975 local workers or 15.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,114 people in total or 49.2% of the local workers .

In comparison, NSW employed 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 23.0% as Professionals; and 13.5% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.1% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (15.9% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (16.2% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Managers (+306 local workers)
  • Professionals (+228 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+183 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+89 local workers)

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