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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Mining) clerical and administrative workers in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region 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 RDA Darling Downs and South West Region'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
RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%Number%Professional, Scientific and Technical Services%2011 to 2016
Managers206.74.6134.03.0+7
Professionals5418.036.96519.933.0-11
Technicians and Trades Workers268.77.6195.87.8+7
Community and Personal Service Workers41.30.541.20.20
Clerical and Administrative Workers13043.347.016650.852.9-36
Sales Workers41.31.7----1.6--
Machinery Operators And Drivers4515.0--4313.10.2+2
Labourers175.71.4144.30.8+3
Inadequately described or not stated----0.430.90.5--

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, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 4.6% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 36.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 47.0% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 1.7% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 1.4% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services : 0.4% Managers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 6.7% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 18.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 8.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 1.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 43.3% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 1.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 15.0% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 5.7%
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, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: +7 Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: -11 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: +7 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: 0 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: -36 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: +2 Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Mining: +3
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 female resident workers (Mining) in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (130 people or 43.3%)
  • Professionals (54 people or 18.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (45 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 229 people in total or 76.3% of the female resident workers (Mining).

In comparison, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employed 47.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 36.9% in Professionals; and % in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers (Mining) of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (15.0% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Labourers (5.7% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Professionals (18.0% compared to 36.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (43.3% compared to 47.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Mining)] in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region decreased by 27 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the female resident workers (Mining) between 2011 and 2016 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

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