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Maranoa Regional Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female resident workers clerical and administrative 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 - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers55118.79.658419.29.4-33
Professionals55518.823.751516.922.3+40
Technicians and Trades Workers1184.04.51193.94.5-1
Community and Personal Service Workers41814.216.740313.214.9+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers66722.622.271623.524.7-49
Sales Workers2849.612.62859.313.1-1
Machinery Operators And Drivers351.21.4411.31.5-6
Labourers2939.98.033611.08.2-43
Inadequately described or not stated331.11.3501.61.6-17

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, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 18.7% Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 18.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 4.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 14.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 22.6% Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 1.2% Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: 9.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council area - 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, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -33 Professionals, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: +40 Technicians and Trades Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -1 Community and Personal Service Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -49 Sales Workers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -6 Labourers, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -43 Inadequately described or not stated, Maranoa Regional Council area - All industries: -17
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 Maranoa Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (667 people or 22.6%)
  • Professionals (555 people or 18.8%)
  • Managers (551 people or 18.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,773 people in total or 60.0% of the female resident workers .

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers of Maranoa Regional Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Managers (18.7% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (18.8% compared to 23.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Sales Workers (9.6% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (14.2% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers ] in Maranoa Regional Council area decreased by 95 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the female resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Maranoa Regional Council area.

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