Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers managers in Murweh Shire 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Australia%||Number||%||Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||239||11.6||13.5||283||12.5||14.2||-44||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||214||10.4||10.8||212||9.4||9.7||+2||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||203||9.9||13.6||243||10.8||14.7||-40||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||124||6.0||6.3||170||7.5||6.6||-46||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||37||1.8||1.7||50||2.2||1.9||-13||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Murweh Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (409 people or 19.9%)
- Labourers (406 people or 19.8%)
- Professionals (284 people or 13.8%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,099 people in total or 53.5% of the resident workers .
In comparison, Australia employed 13.0% in Managers; 9.5% in Labourers; and 22.2% in Professionals.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Murweh Shire and Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (19.8% compared to 9.5%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (19.9% compared to 13.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (13.8% compared to 22.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 13.6%)
The number of people in the resident workers ] in Murweh Shire decreased by 201 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Murweh Shire.