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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) managers 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%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers29256.747.227763.454.1+15
Professionals81.63.261.42.2+2
Technicians and Trades Workers234.54.7204.64.1+3
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.5----0.3--
Clerical and Administrative Workers122.34.981.84.6+4
Sales Workers30.61.340.90.6-1
Machinery Operators And Drivers326.27.192.16.3+23
Labourers13726.630.310924.927.0+28
Inadequately described or not stated81.60.940.90.7+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, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 47.2% Professionals, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 3.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.9% Sales Workers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 1.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 7.1% Labourers, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 30.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 0.9% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 56.7% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 4.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 2.3% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 0.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 6.2% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 26.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.6%
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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +15 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +3 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +4 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +23 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +28 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (292 people or 56.7%)
  • Labourers (137 people or 26.6%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (32 people or 6.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 461 people in total or 89.5% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).

In comparison, Queensland employed 47.2% in Managers; 30.3% in Labourers; and 7.1% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Managers (56.7% compared to 47.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Labourers (26.6% compared to 30.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (2.3% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Professionals (1.6% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing)] in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 78 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area.

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