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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Mining) machinery operators and drivers in Paroo 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

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Resident workers occupations
Paroo Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers----9.2----8.8--
Professionals----13.8----15.1--
Technicians and Trades Workers----27.9----23.9--
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.5----0.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers----6.9----8.5--
Sales Workers----0.4----0.3--
Machinery Operators And Drivers4100.036.26100.037.0-2
Labourers----4.0----4.5--
Inadequately described or not stated----1.1----1.5--

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, Queensland - Mining  : 9.2% Professionals, Queensland - Mining  : 13.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Mining  : 27.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Mining  : 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Mining  : 6.9% Sales Workers, Queensland - Mining  : 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Mining  : 36.2% Labourers, Queensland - Mining  : 4.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Mining  : 1.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Paroo Shire - Mining: 100.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
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Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Paroo Shire - Mining: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Mining) in Paroo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (4 people or 100.0%)
  • Managers ( people or %)
  • Professionals ( people or %)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4 people in total or 100.0% of the resident workers (Mining).

In comparison, Queensland employed 36.2% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 9.2% in Managers; and 13.8% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Mining) of Paroo Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (100.0% compared to 36.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (0.0% compared to 27.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Professionals (0.0% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Managers (0.0% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Mining)] in Paroo Shire decreased by 2 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Mining) between 2011 and 2016 in Paroo Shire.

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