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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) Machinery Operators And Drivers 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.

Data source

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 (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Managers1788.110.01476.79.0+31
Professionals25811.78.32079.58.1+51
Technicians and Trades Workers32514.76.230213.86.7+23
Community and Personal Service Workers462.13.6200.93.5+26
Clerical and Administrative Workers33015.019.531714.520.8+13
Sales Workers381.74.1301.44.1+8
Machinery Operators And Drivers80136.341.394343.240.0-142
Labourers2049.35.91898.66.4+15
Inadequately described or not stated251.11.2301.41.3-5
Total Persons2,205100.0100.02,185100.0100.0+20

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (801 people or 36.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (330 people or 15.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (325 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,456 people in total or 66.0% of the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing).

In comparison, Queensland employed 41.3% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 19.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 6.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (14.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (36.3% compared to 41.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.0% compared to 19.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Professionals (11.7% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 20 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area were those employed as:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-142 persons)
  • Professionals (+51 persons)
  • Managers (+31 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+26 persons)

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