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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Redland City, 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 Redland City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Redland City;
  • 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 Redland City, 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
Redland City - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Managers4,01611.312.13,71711.612.6+299
Professionals6,03317.019.25,18216.117.6+851
Technicians and Trades Workers4,88013.815.04,26113.315.3+619
Community and Personal Service Workers4,53612.810.03,60511.29.1+931
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,20914.714.94,68314.615.2+526
Sales Workers4,95214.09.94,67514.610.5+277
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,6404.67.31,6265.17.1+14
Labourers3,89411.010.54,14012.911.7-246
Inadequately described or not stated2930.81.12140.71.0+79

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, Redland City: 11.3% Professionals, Redland City: 17.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Redland City: 13.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Redland City: 12.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Redland City: 14.7% Sales Workers, Redland City: 14.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Redland City: 4.6% Labourers, Redland City: 11.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Redland City: 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, Redland City - All industries: +299 Professionals, Redland City - All industries: +851 Technicians and Trades Workers, Redland City - All industries: +619 Community and Personal Service Workers, Redland City - All industries: +931 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Redland City - All industries: +526 Sales Workers, Redland City - All industries: +277 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Redland City - All industries: +14 Labourers, Redland City - All industries: -246 Inadequately described or not stated, Redland City - All industries: +79
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 Redland City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (6,033 local workers or 17.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,209 local workers or 14.7%)
  • Sales Workers (4,952 local workers or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 16,194 people in total or 45.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 19.2% as Professionals; 14.9% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.9% as Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Redland City and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (14.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.8% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.6% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (17.0% compared to 19.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Redland City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+931 local workers)
  • Professionals (+851 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+619 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+526 local workers)

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