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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area'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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%NSW%Number%NSW%2011 to 2016
Managers4,73416.113.54,43015.413.3+304
Professionals5,88220.023.65,71719.922.7+165
Technicians and Trades Workers3,92913.412.73,96813.813.2-39
Community and Personal Service Workers3,03010.310.42,6449.29.5+386
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,38118.313.85,58819.515.1-207
Sales Workers2,3107.99.22,1067.39.3+204
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,3534.66.11,4975.26.4-144
Labourers2,1147.28.82,0517.18.7+63
Inadequately described or not stated6772.31.87032.41.8-26

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, NSW : 13.5% Professionals, NSW : 23.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, NSW : 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, NSW : 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, NSW : 13.8% Sales Workers, NSW : 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, NSW : 6.1% Labourers, NSW : 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, NSW : 1.8% Managers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 16.1% Professionals, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 20.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 18.3% Sales Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 4.6% Labourers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 7.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: 2.3%
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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +304 Professionals, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +165 Technicians and Trades Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +386 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -207 Sales Workers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +204 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -144 Labourers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: +63 Inadequately described or not stated, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - All industries: -26
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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,882 people or 20.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,381 people or 18.3%)
  • Managers (4,734 people or 16.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 15,997 people in total or 54.4% of the resident workers .

In comparison, NSW employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.3% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (16.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (20.0% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (7.2% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area increased by 706 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+386 people)
  • Managers (+304 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-207 people)
  • Sales Workers (+204 people)

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