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South West RED Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) professionals in South West RED 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
South West RED Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers711.714.5917.612.9-2
Professionals2338.319.71631.419.5+7
Technicians and Trades Workers1626.711.135.911.8+13
Community and Personal Service Workers1016.726.7713.726.2+3
Clerical and Administrative Workers----10.7611.812.1--
Sales Workers----5.7----5.6--
Machinery Operators And Drivers----2.1----2.0--
Labourers46.78.31019.68.8-6
Inadequately described or not stated----1.2----1.2--

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 - Arts and Recreation Services  : 14.5% Professionals, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 19.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 11.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 26.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 10.7% Sales Workers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 5.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 2.1% Labourers, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 8.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Arts and Recreation Services  : 1.2% Managers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 11.7% Professionals, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 38.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 26.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 16.7% Labourers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: 6.7%
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, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: -2 Professionals, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +7 Technicians and Trades Workers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +13 Community and Personal Service Workers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: +3 Labourers, South West RED Region - Arts and Recreation Services: -6
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 (Arts and Recreation Services) in South West RED Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (23 people or 38.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (16 people or 26.7%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (10 people or 16.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 49 people in total or 81.7% of the resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 19.7% in Professionals; 11.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 26.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Professionals (38.3% compared to 19.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (26.7% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (0.0% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (16.7% compared to 26.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Arts and Recreation Services)] in South West RED Region increased by 9 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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