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Balonne Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers professionals in Balonne 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
Balonne Shire - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers18518.89.618418.89.4+1
Professionals18919.223.716717.022.3+22
Technicians and Trades Workers323.34.5515.24.5-19
Community and Personal Service Workers14314.516.713313.614.9+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers18618.922.219920.324.7-13
Sales Workers10610.812.610010.213.1+6
Machinery Operators And Drivers101.01.4151.51.5-5
Labourers12112.38.011111.38.2+10
Inadequately described or not stated111.11.3212.11.6-10

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 : 9.6% Professionals, Queensland : 23.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland : 4.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland : 16.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland : 22.2% Sales Workers, Queensland : 12.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland : 1.4% Labourers, Queensland : 8.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland : 1.3% Managers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 18.8% Professionals, Balonne Shire - All industries: 19.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 3.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 14.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 18.9% Sales Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 1.0% Labourers, Balonne Shire - All industries: 12.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Balonne Shire - All industries: 1.1%
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, Balonne Shire - All industries: +1 Professionals, Balonne Shire - All industries: +22 Technicians and Trades Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: -19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: -13 Sales Workers, Balonne Shire - All industries: +6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Balonne Shire - All industries: -5 Labourers, Balonne Shire - All industries: +10 Inadequately described or not stated, Balonne Shire - All industries: -10
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 in Balonne Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (189 people or 19.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (186 people or 18.9%)
  • Managers (185 people or 18.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 560 people in total or 57.0% of the female resident workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 23.7% in Professionals; 22.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.6% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers of Balonne Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Managers (18.8% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Labourers (12.3% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (19.2% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.9% compared to 22.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers ] in Balonne Shire increased by 2 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the female resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Balonne Shire.

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