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RDA Darling Downs and South West Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) community and personal service 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
Managers6914.814.04710.612.3+22
Professionals418.818.15913.317.8-18
Technicians and Trades Workers265.64.9204.54.8+6
Community and Personal Service Workers15433.028.414432.427.2+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers8317.817.39822.119.7-15
Sales Workers296.27.6132.98.1+16
Machinery Operators And Drivers----1.3----1.3--
Labourers6113.17.46013.57.9+1
Inadequately described or not stated40.90.930.70.9+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 - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 14.0% Professionals, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 18.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 4.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 28.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 17.3% Sales Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 7.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 1.3% Labourers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 7.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services female  : 0.9% Managers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 14.8% Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 8.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 5.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 33.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 17.8% Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 6.2% Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 13.1% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 0.9%
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 - Arts and Recreation Services: +22 Professionals, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: -18 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +6 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: -15 Sales Workers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +16 Labourers, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +1 Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Darling Downs and South West Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +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 (Arts and Recreation Services) in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (154 people or 33.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (83 people or 17.8%)
  • Managers (69 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 306 people in total or 65.5% of the female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 28.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 17.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.0% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (33.0% compared to 28.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Professionals (8.8% compared to 18.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Sales Workers (6.2% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services)] in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region increased by 23 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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