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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Construction) 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%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers987.610.2947.67.8+4
Professionals745.76.7655.36.8+9
Technicians and Trades Workers806.27.61018.27.2-21
Community and Personal Service Workers70.50.5----0.6--
Clerical and Administrative Workers85966.463.784968.767.1+10
Sales Workers413.23.6302.42.6+11
Machinery Operators And Drivers382.91.6231.92.0+15
Labourers907.05.1685.54.6+22
Inadequately described or not stated60.50.950.41.2+1

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 - Construction female  : 10.2% Professionals, Queensland - Construction female  : 6.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Construction female  : 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Construction female  : 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Construction female  : 63.7% Sales Workers, Queensland - Construction female  : 3.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Construction female  : 1.6% Labourers, Queensland - Construction female  : 5.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Construction female  : 0.9% Managers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 7.6% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 5.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 6.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 66.4% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 3.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 2.9% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 7.0% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: 0.5%
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 - Construction: +4 Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +9 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: -21 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +10 Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +11 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +15 Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +22 Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Construction: +1
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 (Construction) in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (859 people or 66.4%)
  • Managers (98 people or 7.6%)
  • Labourers (90 people or 7.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,047 people in total or 81.0% of the female resident workers (Construction).

In comparison, Queensland employed 63.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 10.2% in Managers; and 5.1% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers (Construction) of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Construction) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (66.4% compared to 63.7%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Construction) employed as Labourers (7.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Construction) employed as Managers (7.6% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Construction) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.2% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Construction)] in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by 58 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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