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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Tablelands, 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 Tablelands will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Tablelands;
  • 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 Tablelands, 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
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Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Managers1,44017.912.11,40818.312.6+32
Professionals1,20715.019.21,11414.517.6+93
Technicians and Trades Workers1,06513.315.01,02613.415.3+39
Community and Personal Service Workers87910.910.080110.49.1+78
Clerical and Administrative Workers98212.214.986011.215.2+122
Sales Workers7899.89.97519.810.5+38
Machinery Operators And Drivers5016.27.34996.57.1+2
Labourers1,09013.610.51,16115.111.7-71
Inadequately described or not stated781.01.1540.71.0+24

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, Tablelands: 17.9% Professionals, Tablelands: 15.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands: 13.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands: 12.2% Sales Workers, Tablelands: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands: 6.2% Labourers, Tablelands: 13.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands: 1.0%
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, Tablelands - All industries: +32 Professionals, Tablelands - All industries: +93 Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +78 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +122 Sales Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +38 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands - All industries: +2 Labourers, Tablelands - All industries: -71 Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands - All industries: +24
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 Tablelands in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,440 local workers or 17.9%)
  • Professionals (1,207 local workers or 15.0%)
  • Labourers (1,090 local workers or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,737 people in total or 46.5% of the local workers .

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

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (17.9% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.6% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.0% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.2% compared to 14.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+122 local workers)
  • Professionals (+93 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+78 local workers)
  • Labourers (-71 local workers)

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