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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Retail Trade) sales 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%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers32112.415.337814.116.4-57
Professionals512.03.9331.23.4+18
Technicians and Trades Workers1756.86.21606.06.5+15
Community and Personal Service Workers160.60.9210.80.9-5
Clerical and Administrative Workers1254.86.01846.97.0-59
Sales Workers1,48157.254.81,52456.753.5-43
Machinery Operators And Drivers722.83.8702.63.7+2
Labourers32712.68.729811.17.9+29
Inadequately described or not stated200.80.5180.70.7+2

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 - Retail Trade  : 15.3% Professionals, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 3.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 6.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 0.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 6.0% Sales Workers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 54.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 3.8% Labourers, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 8.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Retail Trade  : 0.5% 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%
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 - Retail Trade: -57 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: +18 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: +15 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: -5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: -59 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: -43 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: +2 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: +29 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Retail Trade: +2
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 (Retail Trade) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (1,481 people or 57.2%)
  • Labourers (327 people or 12.6%)
  • Managers (321 people or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,129 people in total or 82.3% of the resident workers (Retail Trade).

In comparison, Queensland employed 54.8% in Sales Workers; 8.7% in Labourers; and 15.3% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Labourers (12.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Sales Workers (57.2% compared to 54.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Managers (12.4% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Professionals (2.0% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Retail Trade)] in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 98 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-59 people)
  • Managers (-57 people)

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