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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more male 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Gladstone Regional Council area - Males20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Other Services%Number%Other Services%2011 to 2016
Managers787.56.41108.18.5-32
Professionals18417.76.833024.43.8-146
Technicians and Trades Workers45243.564.649136.370.2-39
Community and Personal Service Workers40.43.5131.01.5-9
Clerical and Administrative Workers484.62.3473.51.3+1
Sales Workers50.51.7----1.5--
Machinery Operators And Drivers928.92.9826.12.8+10
Labourers16215.610.426619.79.1-104
Inadequately described or not stated131.31.4141.01.1-1

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 : 6.4% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 6.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 64.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 3.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 2.3% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 1.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 2.9% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 10.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 1.4% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.5% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 17.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 43.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.6% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.9% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 15.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.3%
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 - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -32 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -146 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +10 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -104 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -1
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 male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (452 people or 43.5%)
  • Professionals (184 people or 17.7%)
  • Labourers (162 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 798 people in total or 76.9% of the male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Other Services employed 64.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 6.8% in Professionals; and 10.4% in Labourers.

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

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (17.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.9% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Labourers (15.6% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (43.5% compared to 64.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services)] in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 315 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the male resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) between 2011 and 2016 in Gladstone Regional Council area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (-146 males)
  • Labourers (-104 males)

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