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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Education and Training) professionals 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
Managers1245.77.41156.56.9+9
Professionals1,16754.155.41,00656.958.2+161
Technicians and Trades Workers512.43.1653.73.3-14
Community and Personal Service Workers47922.218.730517.315.7+174
Clerical and Administrative Workers1738.010.11619.110.5+12
Sales Workers130.60.450.30.3+8
Machinery Operators And Drivers70.30.330.20.3+4
Labourers1336.24.11025.84.2+31
Inadequately described or not stated120.60.560.30.6+6

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 - Education and Training  : 7.4% Professionals, Queensland - Education and Training  : 55.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 3.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 18.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 10.1% Sales Workers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 0.3% Labourers, Queensland - Education and Training  : 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Education and Training  : 0.5% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 5.7% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 54.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 2.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 22.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 8.0% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 0.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 0.3% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 6.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: 0.6%
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 - Education and Training: +9 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +161 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: -14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +174 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +12 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +4 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +31 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Education and Training: +6
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 (Education and Training) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,167 people or 54.1%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (479 people or 22.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (173 people or 8.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,819 people in total or 84.2% of the resident workers (Education and Training).

In comparison, Queensland employed 55.4% in Professionals; 18.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 10.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (22.2% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Labourers (6.2% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.0% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Managers (5.7% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Education and Training)] in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 391 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+174 people)
  • Professionals (+161 people)

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