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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Fraser Coast Regional Council 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 Fraser Coast Regional Council'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
Fraser Coast Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers3,1809.912.13,22710.012.0-47
Professionals5,16416.019.84,89415.218.9+270
Technicians and Trades Workers4,73614.714.35,03915.614.9-303
Community and Personal Service Workers4,79114.811.34,22413.110.0+567
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,96712.313.64,35913.514.7-392
Sales Workers3,59511.19.73,47710.89.8+118
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,3227.26.92,4347.67.3-112
Labourers4,03212.510.54,01212.410.6+20
Inadequately described or not stated4921.51.65691.81.8-77

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, Queensland : 12.1% Professionals, Queensland : 19.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland : 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland : 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland : 13.6% Sales Workers, Queensland : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland : 6.9% Labourers, Queensland : 10.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland : 1.6% Managers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 9.9% Professionals, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 16.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 14.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 12.3% Sales Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 11.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 7.2% Labourers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 12.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: 1.5%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -47 Professionals, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +270 Technicians and Trades Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -303 Community and Personal Service Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +567 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -392 Sales Workers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +118 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -112 Labourers, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: +20 Inadequately described or not stated, Fraser Coast Regional Council - All industries: -77
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 in Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,164 people or 16.0%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (4,791 people or 14.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,736 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,691 people in total or 45.5% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 19.8% in Professionals; 11.3% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 14.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (14.8% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (16.0% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 12.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Fraser Coast Regional Council increased by 44 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Fraser Coast Regional Council were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+567 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-392 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-303 people)
  • Professionals (+270 people)

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