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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Mining) 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%Other Services%Number%Other Services%2011 to 2016
Managers838.46.5768.06.9+7
Professionals12012.15.2919.63.6+29
Technicians and Trades Workers37437.949.328730.155.1+87
Community and Personal Service Workers50.513.9101.110.0-5
Clerical and Administrative Workers737.412.1525.511.7+21
Sales Workers40.41.8----1.6--
Machinery Operators And Drivers24124.41.630331.81.9-62
Labourers717.28.910010.58.0-29
Inadequately described or not stated171.70.8333.51.3-16

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 - 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% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 8.4% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 12.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 37.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 7.4% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 24.4% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 7.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: 1.7%
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 - Mining: +7 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: +29 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: +87 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: -5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: +21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: -62 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: -29 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Mining: -16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Mining) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (374 people or 37.9%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (241 people or 24.4%)
  • Professionals (120 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 735 people in total or 74.4% of the resident workers (Mining).

In comparison, Other Services employed 49.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 1.6% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 5.2% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (24.4% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Professionals (12.1% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.5% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (37.9% compared to 49.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Mining)] in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 36 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+87 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-62 people)

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