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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local resident workers clerical and administrative workers in Redland City 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 Redland City'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%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Managers8,33112.312.07,39812.012.4+933
Professionals11,02516.218.99,04314.617.1+1,982
Technicians and Trades Workers11,14616.414.910,38416.815.4+762
Community and Personal Service Workers6,5089.610.05,3208.69.1+1,188
Clerical and Administrative Workers11,73917.314.710,63417.214.8+1,105
Sales Workers7,21410.69.86,93211.210.4+282
Machinery Operators And Drivers4,2236.27.34,1876.87.2+36
Labourers6,6739.810.66,84611.111.9-173
Inadequately described or not stated1,0911.61.89881.61.8+103

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, Redland City: 12.3% Professionals, Redland City: 16.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Redland City: 16.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Redland City: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Redland City: 17.3% Sales Workers, Redland City: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Redland City: 6.2% Labourers, Redland City: 9.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Redland City: 1.6%
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 resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Redland City: +933 Professionals, Redland City: +1,982 Technicians and Trades Workers, Redland City: +762 Community and Personal Service Workers, Redland City: +1,188 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Redland City: +1,105 Sales Workers, Redland City: +282 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Redland City: +36 Labourers, Redland City: -173 Inadequately described or not stated, Redland City: +103
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 resident workers in Redland City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (11,739 people or 17.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (11,146 people or 16.4%)
  • Professionals (11,025 people or 16.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 33,910 people in total or 49.9% of the local resident workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 14.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 14.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 18.9% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.3% compared to 14.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.4% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Professionals (16.2% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.2% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local resident workers in Redland City increased by 6,218 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in Redland City were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,982 local resident workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,188 local resident workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+1,105 local resident workers)
  • Managers (+933 local resident workers)

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