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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) community and personal service workers in the City of Ipswich 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 City of Ipswich'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
City of Ipswich 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers71315.316.863016.317.0+83
Professionals440.91.5391.01.4+5
Technicians and Trades Workers4579.812.639010.112.8+67
Community and Personal Service Workers1,16925.127.592323.826.7+246
Clerical and Administrative Workers1242.74.51594.15.3-35
Sales Workers94320.213.463316.311.5+310
Machinery Operators And Drivers1122.42.0792.01.5+33
Labourers1,08123.221.197925.322.9+102
Inadequately described or not stated230.50.6411.10.9-18

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 - Accommodation and Food Services  : 16.8% Professionals, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 27.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 4.5% Sales Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 13.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 2.0% Labourers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 21.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 0.6% Managers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 15.3% Professionals, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 0.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 9.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 25.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 2.7% Sales Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 20.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 2.4% Labourers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 23.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: 0.5%
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, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +83 Professionals, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +5 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +67 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +246 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: -35 Sales Workers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +310 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +33 Labourers, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: +102 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Ipswich - Accommodation and Food Services: -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 (Accommodation and Food Services) in City of Ipswich in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (1,169 people or 25.1%)
  • Labourers (1,081 people or 23.2%)
  • Sales Workers (943 people or 20.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,193 people in total or 68.4% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 27.5% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 21.1% in Labourers; and 13.4% in Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) of the City of Ipswich and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Sales Workers (20.2% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Labourers (23.2% compared to 21.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.8% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (25.1% compared to 27.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services)] in City of Ipswich increased by 793 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Ipswich were for those employed as:

  • Sales Workers (+310 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+246 people)
  • Labourers (+102 people)
  • Managers (+83 people)

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