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Maranoa Regional Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) technicians and trades workers in Maranoa Regional Council area 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
Maranoa Regional Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Health Care and Social Assistance%Number%Health Care and Social Assistance%2011 to 2016
Managers139.25.51613.84.6-3
Professionals32.135.632.631.80
Technicians and Trades Workers5035.22.94236.22.9+8
Community and Personal Service Workers----31.8----33.8--
Clerical and Administrative Workers2819.716.51815.516.8+10
Sales Workers----0.4--------
Machinery Operators And Drivers3927.51.52824.1--+11
Labourers96.35.797.88.10
Inadequately described or not stated----------1.9--

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, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.5% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 35.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 2.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 31.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 16.5% Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 1.5% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Health Care and Social Assistance : 5.7% Managers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 9.2% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 2.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 35.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 19.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 27.5% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 6.3%
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, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: -3 Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0 Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: +8 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: +10 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: +11 Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council area - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 0
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 (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) in Maranoa Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (50 people or 35.2%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (39 people or 27.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (28 people or 19.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 117 people in total or 82.4% of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services).

In comparison, Health Care and Social Assistance employed 2.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 1.5% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 16.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) of Maranoa Regional Council area and Health Care and Social Assistance were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (35.2% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (27.5% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Professionals (2.1% compared to 35.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 31.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services)] in Maranoa Regional Council area increased by 26 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) between 2011 and 2016 in Maranoa Regional Council area.

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