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Bulloo Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Bulloo 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
Bulloo Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing%2011 to 2016
Managers6428.7--6225.0--+2
Professionals114.9--166.5---5
Technicians and Trades Workers3214.3--4317.3---11
Community and Personal Service Workers73.1--124.8---5
Clerical and Administrative Workers2913.0--2610.557.1+3
Sales Workers94.0--31.2--+6
Machinery Operators And Drivers2511.2100.03313.342.9-8
Labourers3616.1--5020.2---14
Inadequately described or not stated104.5--31.2--+7

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 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bulloo Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing : 100.0% Managers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 28.7% Professionals, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 4.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 3.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 13.0% Sales Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 4.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 11.2% Labourers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 16.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Bulloo Shire - All industries: 4.5%
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, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +2 Professionals, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -5 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -11 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +3 Sales Workers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -8 Labourers, Bulloo Shire - All industries: -14 Inadequately described or not stated, Bulloo Shire - All industries: +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 resident workers in Bulloo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (64 people or 28.7%)
  • Labourers (36 people or 16.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (32 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 132 people in total or 59.2% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Transport, Postal and Warehousing employed % in Managers; % in Labourers; and % in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Bulloo Shire and Transport, Postal and Warehousing were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (28.7% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (16.1% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (14.3% compared to 0.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.2% compared to 100.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Bulloo Shire decreased by 25 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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