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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) clerical and administrative 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 - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Other Services%Number%Other Services%2011 to 2016
Managers458.25.9314.56.6+14
Professionals16429.93.317525.32.9-11
Technicians and Trades Workers549.933.97010.136.0-16
Community and Personal Service Workers----23.581.218.8--
Clerical and Administrative Workers22440.921.933648.624.4-112
Sales Workers30.52.5111.62.5-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers152.71.081.20.7+7
Labourers397.17.2497.16.6-10
Inadequately described or not stated40.70.840.61.60

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 : 5.9% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 3.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 33.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 23.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 21.9% Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 2.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 1.0% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 7.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Other Services : 0.8% Managers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 8.2% Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 29.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 40.9% 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: 2.7% Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 7.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0.7%
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: +14 Professionals, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -11 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -16 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -112 Sales Workers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +7 Labourers, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -10 Inadequately described or not stated, Gladstone Regional Council area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 0
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 female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Gladstone Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (224 people or 40.9%)
  • Professionals (164 people or 29.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (54 people or 9.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 442 people in total or 80.6% of the female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Other Services employed 21.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 3.3% in Professionals; and 33.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (29.9% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (40.9% compared to 21.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.9% compared to 33.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 23.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services)] in Gladstone Regional Council area decreased by 144 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-112 females)

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