Goondiwindi Regional Council

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Goondiwindi Regional Council, 20.6% of workers were Managers, compared to 21.4% in Queensland.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in Goondiwindi Regional Council will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Goondiwindi Regional Council;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for Goondiwindi Regional Council, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Goondiwindi Regional Council - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers56211.813.757312.014.2-11
Community and Personal Service Workers47610.012.44469.411.4+30
Clerical and Administrative Workers50110.512.753711.313.7-36
Sales Workers3687.78.74068.59.7-38
Machinery Operators And Drivers4429.36.84529.56.9-10
Inadequately described or not stated901.91.9671.41.6+23
Total Persons4,757100.0100.04,758100.0100.0-1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Goondiwindi Regional Council in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (982 local workers or 20.6%)
  • Labourers (744 local workers or 15.6%)
  • Professionals (592 local workers or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,318 people in total or 48.7% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.4% as Managers; 10.1% as Labourers and 21.4% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Goondiwindi Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (12.4% compared to 21.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (20.6% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (15.6% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.3% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Goondiwindi Regional Council between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+50 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-38 local workers)
  • Managers (-36 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-36 local workers)

Goondiwindi Regional Council

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