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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in the Gympie Regional Council 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 Gympie Regional Council'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
Gympie Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers2,24012.812.12,40013.812.0-160
Professionals2,19412.519.82,12812.318.9+66
Technicians and Trades Workers2,76315.814.32,68115.514.9+82
Community and Personal Service Workers2,00911.511.31,76610.210.0+243
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,96011.213.62,02611.714.7-66
Sales Workers1,77510.19.71,7029.89.8+73
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,5789.06.91,6189.37.3-40
Labourers2,67815.310.52,70715.610.6-29
Inadequately described or not stated3021.71.63201.81.8-18

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, Queensland : 12.1% Professionals, Queensland : 19.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland : 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland : 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland : 13.6% Sales Workers, Queensland : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland : 6.9% Labourers, Queensland : 10.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland : 1.6% Managers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 12.8% Professionals, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 12.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 15.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 11.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 11.2% Sales Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 9.0% Labourers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 15.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: 1.7%
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, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: -160 Professionals, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: +66 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: +82 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: +243 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: -66 Sales Workers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: +73 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: -40 Labourers, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: -29 Inadequately described or not stated, Gympie Regional Council - All industries: -18
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 in Gympie Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,763 people or 15.8%)
  • Labourers (2,678 people or 15.3%)
  • Managers (2,240 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,681 people in total or 43.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 14.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 10.5% in Labourers; and 12.1% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Gympie Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (15.3% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.0% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.5% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Gympie Regional Council increased by 151 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Gympie Regional Council were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+243 people)
  • Managers (-160 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+82 people)
  • Sales Workers (+73 people)

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