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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Maranoa Regional Council, 21.9% of workers were Managers, compared to 19.9% 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 Maranoa Regional Council will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Maranoa 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 Maranoa Regional Council, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Maranoa Regional Council in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers occupations
Maranoa Regional Council - All industries 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Managers1,54521.912.11,61722.412.0-72
Professionals94413.419.985511.918.9+89
Technicians and Trades Workers1,06915.214.21,08115.014.9-12
Community and Personal Service Workers5567.911.45207.210.0+36
Clerical and Administrative Workers80911.513.788012.214.7-71
Sales Workers4616.59.74265.99.8+35
Machinery Operators And Drivers71910.26.979311.07.3-74
Labourers82811.710.688812.310.6-60
Inadequately described or not stated1181.71.61492.11.8-31
Total Persons7,049100.0100.07,209100.0100.0-160

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. 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 Maranoa Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,545 local workers or 21.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,069 local workers or 15.2%)
  • Professionals (944 local workers or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,558 people in total or 50.5% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% as Managers; 14.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 19.9% as Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (21.9% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (13.4% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.9% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.2% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Maranoa Regional Council between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+89 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-74 local workers)
  • Managers (-72 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-71 local workers)

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