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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical 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%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%2011 to 2016
Managers1207.78.11426.96.7-22
Professionals34622.111.750624.79.5-160
Technicians and Trades Workers50031.914.755827.213.8-58
Community and Personal Service Workers60.42.1201.00.9-14
Clerical and Administrative Workers27417.515.038218.614.5-108
Sales Workers40.31.7150.71.4-11
Machinery Operators And Drivers1046.636.3934.543.2+11
Labourers20613.19.331315.38.6-107
Inadequately described or not stated80.51.1221.11.4-14

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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 8.1% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 11.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 2.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 15.0% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 1.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 36.3% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 9.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 1.1% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.7% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 22.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 31.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 17.5% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 6.6% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 13.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.5%
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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -22 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -160 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -58 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -14 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -108 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -11 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +11 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -107 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -14
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 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (500 people or 31.9%)
  • Professionals (346 people or 22.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (274 people or 17.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,120 people in total or 71.4% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Transport, Postal and Warehousing employed 14.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 11.7% in Professionals; and 15.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Transport, Postal and Warehousing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (31.9% compared to 14.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (22.1% compared to 11.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.6% compared to 36.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services)] in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 483 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (-160 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-108 people)
  • Labourers (-107 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-58 people)

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