Bulloo Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Labourers in Bulloo Shire 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 Bulloo Shire'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Bulloo Shire 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers2411.013.73214.314.3-8
Community and Personal Service Workers156.912.373.111.3+8
Clerical and Administrative Workers2310.612.72913.013.6-6
Sales Workers31.48.794.09.7-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers2210.16.82511.26.9-3
Inadequately described or not stated62.81.9104.51.6-4
Total Persons218100.0100.0223100.0100.0-5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Bulloo Shire in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (66 people or 30.3%)
  • Managers (47 people or 21.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (24 people or 11.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 137 people in total or 62.8% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Queensland employed 10.1% in Labourers; 12.5% in Managers and 13.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Bulloo Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (30.3% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (5.5% compared to 21.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (21.6% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Sales Workers (1.4% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Bulloo Shire decreased by 5 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in Bulloo Shire were those employed as:

  • Labourers (+30 persons)
  • Managers (-17 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+8 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-8 persons)

Bulloo Shire

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