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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) 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.

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
Managers1810.314.5139.912.9+5
Professionals2413.719.72015.319.5+4
Technicians and Trades Workers1810.311.175.311.8+11
Community and Personal Service Workers7241.126.74937.426.2+23
Clerical and Administrative Workers2212.610.72116.012.1+1
Sales Workers31.75.7129.25.6-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers31.72.1--02.0--
Labourers158.68.396.98.8+6
Inadequately described or not stated--01.2--01.2--
Total Persons175100.0100.0131100.0100.0+44

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:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (72 people or 41.1%)
  • Professionals (24 people or 13.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (22 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 118 people in total or 67.4% of the resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 26.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 19.7% in Professionals and 10.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (41.1% compared to 26.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Professionals (13.7% compared to 19.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Managers (10.3% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Sales Workers (1.7% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area increased by 44 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:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+23 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+11 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-9 persons)
  • Labourers (+6 persons)

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