Murweh Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Murweh Shire, 19.5% of workers were Managers, compared to 21.4% 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 Murweh Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Murweh Shire;
  • 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 Murweh Shire, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Murweh Shire - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers19710.413.721010.614.2-13
Community and Personal Service Workers23512.412.420310.311.4+32
Clerical and Administrative Workers20510.812.720010.113.7+5
Sales Workers1075.68.71397.09.7-32
Machinery Operators And Drivers884.66.8964.96.9-8
Inadequately described or not stated583.11.9361.81.6+22
Total Persons1,894100.0100.01,978100.0100.0-84

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. 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 Murweh Shire in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (369 local workers or 19.5%)
  • Professionals (326 local workers or 17.2%)
  • Labourers (309 local workers or 16.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,004 people in total or 53.0% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.4% as Managers; 21.4% as Professionals and 10.1% as Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Murweh Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (19.5% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (16.3% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (17.2% compared to 21.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.4% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Murweh Shire between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Labourers (-66 local workers)
  • Managers (-43 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+32 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-32 local workers)

Murweh Shire

economic profile