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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) Clerical and Administrative 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.

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
Managers228.613.74414.114.2-22
Professionals5923.130.65016.127.4+9
Technicians and Trades Workers62.41.441.31.2+2
Community and Personal Service Workers--00.4--00.4--
Clerical and Administrative Workers15159.245.418659.849.7-35
Sales Workers83.15.7144.54.3-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers--00.682.60.4--
Labourers41.60.551.60.6-1
Inadequately described or not stated52.01.7--01.8--
Total Persons255100.0100.0311100.0100.0-56

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:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (151 people or 59.2%)
  • Professionals (59 people or 23.1%)
  • Managers (22 people or 8.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 232 people in total or 91.0% of the resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 45.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 30.6% in Professionals and 13.7% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (59.2% compared to 45.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Professionals (23.1% compared to 30.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Managers (8.6% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Sales Workers (3.1% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 56 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:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-35 persons)
  • Managers (-22 persons)
  • Professionals (+9 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-6 persons)

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