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Gladstone Regional Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Other Services) technicians and trades workers in Gladstone Regional Council area 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 Gladstone Regional Council area'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
Gladstone Regional Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Retail Trade%Number%Retail Trade%2011 to 2016
Managers636.512.4666.914.1-3
Professionals505.22.0353.61.2+15
Technicians and Trades Workers47749.36.852955.16.0-52
Community and Personal Service Workers13413.90.69610.00.8+38
Clerical and Administrative Workers11712.14.811211.76.9+5
Sales Workers171.857.2151.656.7+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers151.62.8181.92.6-3
Labourers868.912.6778.011.1+9
Inadequately described or not stated80.80.8121.30.7-4

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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 12.4% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 2.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 6.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 0.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 4.8% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 57.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 2.8% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 12.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade : 0.8% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 6.5% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 5.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 49.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 13.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 12.1% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 1.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 1.6% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 8.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: 0.8%
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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: -3 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: +15 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: -52 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: +38 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: +5 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: -3 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: +9 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services: -4
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 (Other Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (477 people or 49.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (134 people or 13.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (117 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 728 people in total or 75.3% of the resident workers (Other Services).

In comparison, Retail Trade employed 6.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 0.6% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 4.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Other Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Retail Trade were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (49.3% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.9% compared to 0.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.1% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Sales Workers (1.8% compared to 57.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Other Services)] in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 7 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers (Other Services) between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area was for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-52 people)

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