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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) 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.

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
Managers1207.710.81426.99.6-22
Professionals34622.151.250624.749.5-160
Technicians and Trades Workers50031.911.555827.211.4-58
Community and Personal Service Workers60.40.4201.00.4-14
Clerical and Administrative Workers27417.521.238218.623.9-108
Sales Workers40.31.8150.71.8-11
Machinery Operators And Drivers1046.60.6934.50.5+11
Labourers20613.11.731315.31.5-107
Inadequately described or not stated80.50.8221.11.4-14
Total Persons1,568100.0100.02,051100.0100.0-483

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:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (500 people or 31.9%)
  • Professionals (346 people or 22.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (274 people or 17.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,120 people in total or 71.4% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 11.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 51.2% in Professionals and 21.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (22.1% compared to 51.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (31.9% compared to 11.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.6% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 483 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:

  • Professionals (-160 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-108 persons)
  • Labourers (-107 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-58 persons)

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