Toowoomba Regional Council area
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more female resident workers (Mining) clerical and administrative workers in Toowoomba 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Toowoomba Regional Council area - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Queensland%||Number||%||Queensland%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||10||7.0||7.0||3||2.6||5.5||+7||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||--||--||1.0||--||--||1.1||--||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||58||40.8||29.8||66||56.4||37.0||-8||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||24||16.9||21.8||18||15.4||17.6||+6||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||--||--||0.9||--||--||1.3||--||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workers (Mining) in Toowoomba Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (58 people or 40.8%)
- Professionals (27 people or 19.0%)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (24 people or 16.9%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 109 people in total or 76.8% of the female resident workers (Mining).
In comparison, Queensland employed 29.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 24.8% in Professionals; and 21.8% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers (Mining) of Toowoomba Regional Council area and Queensland were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (40.8% compared to 29.8%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Sales Workers (2.8% compared to 0.6%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Professionals (19.0% compared to 24.8%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (16.9% compared to 21.8%)
The number of people in the female resident workers (Mining)] in Toowoomba Regional Council area increased by 25 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the female resident workers (Mining) between 2011 and 2016 in Toowoomba Regional Council area.