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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in Tablelands 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 Tablelands'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
Tablelands 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2006 to 2011
Managers1,53115.912.01,60917.612.4-78
Professionals1,40714.618.91,27013.917.1+137
Technicians and Trades Workers1,49715.514.91,35014.715.4+147
Community and Personal Service Workers1,04610.810.093010.19.1+116
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,12611.714.794310.314.8+183
Sales Workers8388.79.87938.710.4+45
Machinery Operators And Drivers7647.97.37067.77.2+58
Labourers1,26013.110.61,37815.011.9-118
Inadequately described or not stated1741.81.81862.01.8-12

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, Tablelands: 15.9% Professionals, Tablelands: 14.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands: 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands: 11.7% Sales Workers, Tablelands: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands: 7.9% Labourers, Tablelands: 13.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands: 1.8%
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 resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Tablelands: -78 Professionals, Tablelands: +137 Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands: +147 Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands: +116 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands: +183 Sales Workers, Tablelands: +45 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands: +58 Labourers, Tablelands: -118 Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands: -12
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 Tablelands in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,531 people or 15.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,497 people or 15.5%)
  • Professionals (1,407 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,435 people in total or 46.0% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.0% in Managers; 14.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 18.9% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Tablelands and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (15.9% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (14.6% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.7% compared to 14.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Tablelands increased by 478 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Tablelands were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+183 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+147 local labour force)
  • Professionals (+137 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-118 local labour force)

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