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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers clerical and administrative workers in Goondiwindi 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 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
Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Health Care and Social Assistance%Number%Health Care and Social Assistance%2011 to 2016
Managers31413.92.337216.33.4-58
Professionals40017.730.236415.930.8+36
Technicians and Trades Workers974.34.51134.93.1-16
Community and Personal Service Workers38417.042.635315.542.4+31
Clerical and Administrative Workers48021.312.146820.510.9+12
Sales Workers24410.8--24410.7--0
Machinery Operators And Drivers462.0--482.1---2
Labourers26211.67.329012.79.4-28
Inadequately described or not stated311.41.0311.4--0

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, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.3% Professionals, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 30.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 4.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 42.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 12.1% Labourers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 7.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.0% Managers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 13.9% Professionals, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 17.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 4.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 17.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 21.3% Sales Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 2.0% Labourers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 11.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - 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, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: -58 Professionals, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: +36 Technicians and Trades Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: -16 Community and Personal Service Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: +31 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: +12 Sales Workers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: -2 Labourers, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: -28 Inadequately described or not stated, Goondiwindi Regional Council area - All industries: 0
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 in Goondiwindi Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (480 people or 21.3%)
  • Professionals (400 people or 17.7%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (384 people or 17.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,264 people in total or 56.0% of the female resident workers .

In comparison, Health Care and Social Assistance employed 12.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 30.2% in Professionals; and 42.6% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers of Goondiwindi Regional Council area and Health Care and Social Assistance were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Managers (13.9% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Sales Workers (10.8% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (17.0% compared to 42.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (17.7% compared to 30.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers ] in Goondiwindi Regional Council area decreased by 25 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the female resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Goondiwindi Regional Council area was for those employed as:

  • Managers (-58 females)

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