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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in the Maranoa 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 Maranoa 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
Maranoa Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers1,45622.912.11,56223.212.0-106
Professionals79512.519.875411.218.9+41
Technicians and Trades Workers84113.214.395214.214.9-111
Community and Personal Service Workers5448.611.35107.610.0+34
Clerical and Administrative Workers76112.013.683812.514.7-77
Sales Workers4547.19.74226.39.8+32
Machinery Operators And Drivers5859.26.969410.37.3-109
Labourers82413.010.585312.710.6-29
Inadequately described or not stated921.41.61342.01.8-42

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, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 22.9% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 12.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 12.0% Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 7.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 9.2% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 13.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: 1.4%
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, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -106 Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +41 Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -111 Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +34 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -77 Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: +32 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -109 Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -29 Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council - All industries: -42
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 Maranoa Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,456 people or 22.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (841 people or 13.2%)
  • Labourers (824 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,121 people in total or 49.1% of the resident workers .

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

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (22.9% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.5% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (7.1% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Maranoa Regional Council decreased by 367 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-111 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-109 people)
  • Managers (-106 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-77 people)

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