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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Education and Training) professionals 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
Managers4465.16.24015.35.7+45
Professionals4,55652.553.94,04853.756.5+508
Technicians and Trades Workers1361.61.31181.61.4+18
Community and Personal Service Workers1,96622.721.61,51920.218.3+447
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,04512.012.297613.013.1+69
Sales Workers220.30.4140.20.3+8
Machinery Operators And Drivers30.00.130.00.10
Labourers4855.63.84255.64.0+60
Inadequately described or not stated160.20.4300.40.5-14

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 - Education and Training female  : 6.2% Professionals, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 53.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 1.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 21.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 12.2% Sales Workers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 0.1% Labourers, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Education and Training female  : 0.4% Managers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 5.1% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 52.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 1.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 22.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 12.0% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 0.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 0.0% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 5.6% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 0.2%
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 - Education and Training: +45 Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +508 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +18 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +447 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +69 Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: 0 Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: +60 Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Education and Training: -14
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 (Education and Training) in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,556 people or 52.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (1,966 people or 22.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,045 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,567 people in total or 87.2% of the female resident workers (Education and Training).

In comparison, Queensland employed 53.9% in Professionals; 21.6% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 12.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Labourers (5.6% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (22.7% compared to 21.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Professionals (52.5% compared to 53.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Managers (5.1% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Education and Training)] in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by 1,141 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the female resident workers (Education and Training) between 2011 and 2016 in the RDA Darling Downs and South West Region were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+508 females)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+447 females)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+69 females)
  • Labourers (+60 females)

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