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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) community and personal service 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%Other Services%Number%Other Services%2011 to 2016
Managers743.66.5683.76.9+6
Professionals66632.15.256130.93.6+105
Technicians and Trades Workers643.149.3553.055.1+9
Community and Personal Service Workers87242.113.973840.610.0+134
Clerical and Administrative Workers28113.612.126714.711.7+14
Sales Workers80.41.8120.71.6-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers130.61.690.51.9+4
Labourers864.18.9955.28.0-9
Inadequately described or not stated90.40.8110.61.3-2

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, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 6.5% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 5.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 49.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 13.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 12.1% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 1.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 1.6% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 8.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 0.8% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 3.6% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 32.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 3.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 42.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 13.6% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.6% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 4.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.4%
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 - Health Care and Social Assistance: +6 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: +105 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: +9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: +134 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: +14 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: +4 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: -9 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance: -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 (Health Care and Social Assistance) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (872 people or 42.1%)
  • Professionals (666 people or 32.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (281 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,819 people in total or 87.7% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance).

In comparison, Other Services employed 13.9% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 5.2% in Professionals; and 12.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) of Gladstone Regional Council area and Other Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (42.1% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Professionals (32.1% compared to 5.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (3.1% compared to 49.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Labourers (4.1% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance)] in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 257 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+134 people)
  • Professionals (+105 people)

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