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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) sales 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
Managers759.69.6405.89.5+35
Professionals303.86.1192.74.9+11
Technicians and Trades Workers131.70.881.20.7+5
Community and Personal Service Workers182.31.430.41.1+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers26133.331.225436.633.4+7
Sales Workers36846.946.934049.046.0+28
Machinery Operators And Drivers30.40.430.40.40
Labourers162.02.5233.32.6-7
Inadequately described or not stated----1.140.61.2--

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 - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 9.6% Professionals, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 6.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 0.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 1.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 31.2% Sales Workers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 46.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 0.4% Labourers, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 2.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services female  : 1.1% Managers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 9.6% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 3.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 1.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 2.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 33.3% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 46.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.4% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 2.0%
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, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +35 Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +11 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +5 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +7 Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: +28 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -7
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 (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (368 people or 46.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (261 people or 33.3%)
  • Managers (75 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 704 people in total or 89.8% of the female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 46.9% in Sales Workers; 31.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.6% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (33.3% compared to 31.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Professionals (3.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Inadequately described or not stated (0.0% compared to 1.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services)] in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by 90 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the female resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region.

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