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Paroo Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) 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
Managers525.010.0311.19.0+2
Professionals----8.3----8.1--
Technicians and Trades Workers----6.2----6.7--
Community and Personal Service Workers----3.6----3.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers630.019.5725.920.8-1
Sales Workers----4.1414.84.1--
Machinery Operators And Drivers945.041.3622.240.0+3
Labourers----5.9725.96.4--
Inadequately described or not stated----1.2----1.3--

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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 10.0% Professionals, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 8.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 6.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 3.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 19.5% Sales Workers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 4.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 41.3% Labourers, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 5.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 1.2% Managers, Paroo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 25.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Paroo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 30.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Paroo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 45.0%
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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +2 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Paroo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Paroo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +3
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 (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in Paroo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (9 people or 45.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (6 people or 30.0%)
  • Managers (5 people or 25.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 20 people in total or 100.0% of the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing).

In comparison, Queensland employed 41.3% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 19.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.0% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) of Paroo Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Managers (25.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (30.0% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Professionals (0.0% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (0.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing)] in Paroo Shire decreased by 7 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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