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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) professionals in the Cook 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 Cook 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Cook Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Other Services%Number%Other Services%2011 to 2016
Managers126.08.753.1--+7
Professionals8743.326.16641.015.2+21
Technicians and Trades Workers52.529.053.134.80
Community and Personal Service Workers5728.414.54829.88.7+9
Clerical and Administrative Workers189.017.42515.513.0-7
Sales Workers--------------
Machinery Operators And Drivers----------10.9--
Labourers168.04.395.68.7+7
Inadequately described or not stated63.0--31.98.7+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Cook Shire - Other Services : 8.7% Professionals, Cook Shire - Other Services : 26.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cook Shire - Other Services : 29.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cook Shire - Other Services : 14.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cook Shire - Other Services : 17.4% Labourers, Cook Shire - Other Services : 4.3% Managers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 6.0% Professionals, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 43.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 2.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 28.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 9.0% Labourers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 8.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 3.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: +7 Professionals, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: +21 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: 0 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: +9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: -7 Labourers, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: +7 Inadequately described or not stated, Cook Shire - Health Care and Social Assistance: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in Cook Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (87 people or 43.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (57 people or 28.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (18 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 162 people in total or 80.6% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance).

In comparison, Other Services employed 26.1% in Professionals; 14.5% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 17.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) of the Cook Shire and Other Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Professionals (43.3% compared to 26.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (28.4% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (2.5% compared to 29.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.0% compared to 17.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance)] in Cook Shire increased by 40 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) between 2011 and 2016 in the Cook Shire.

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