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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) managers 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
Managers1758.616.81041.717.0+7
Professionals----1.5----1.4--
Technicians and Trades Workers310.312.6520.812.8-2
Community and Personal Service Workers310.327.5312.526.70
Clerical and Administrative Workers----4.5----5.3--
Sales Workers----13.4----11.5--
Machinery Operators And Drivers----2.0----1.5--
Labourers620.721.1625.022.90
Inadequately described or not stated----0.6----0.9--

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 - Accommodation and Food Services  : 16.8% Professionals, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 1.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 27.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 4.5% Sales Workers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 13.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 2.0% Labourers, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 21.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Accommodation and Food Services  : 0.6% Managers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 58.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 10.3% Labourers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 20.7%
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, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: +7 Technicians and Trades Workers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: -2 Community and Personal Service Workers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 0 Labourers, Paroo Shire - Accommodation and Food Services: 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 resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) in Paroo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (17 people or 58.6%)
  • Labourers (6 people or 20.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 26 people in total or 89.6% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 16.8% in Managers; 21.1% in Labourers; and 12.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Managers (58.6% compared to 16.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.3% compared to 27.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Sales Workers (0.0% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (0.0% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services)] in Paroo Shire increased by 5 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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