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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) technicians and trades workers in the Gunnedah Shire 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 Gunnedah Shire'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
Gunnedah Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Public Administration and Safety%Number%Public Administration and Safety%2011 to 2016
Managers510.212.434.910.9+2
Professionals48.212.4----12.9--
Technicians and Trades Workers2244.97.02642.66.6-4
Community and Personal Service Workers----19.8----14.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers918.423.6914.830.90
Sales Workers----1.2----1.6--
Machinery Operators And Drivers36.113.61016.412.1-7
Labourers612.27.9813.19.4-2
Inadequately described or not stated----2.158.21.2--

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, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 12.4% Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 12.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 7.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 19.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 23.6% Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 1.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 13.6% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 7.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 2.1% Managers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 10.2% Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 8.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 44.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 18.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 6.1% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 12.2%
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, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -7 Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -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 (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (22 people or 44.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9 people or 18.4%)
  • Labourers (6 people or 12.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 37 people in total or 75.5% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services).

In comparison, Public Administration and Safety employed 7.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 23.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 7.9% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) of the Gunnedah Shire and Public Administration and Safety were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (44.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.1% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.4% compared to 23.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services)] in Gunnedah Shire decreased by 12 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the Gunnedah Shire.

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