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Bulloo Shire

Local workers - Occupations - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

Within Bulloo Shire, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Queensland.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in RDA Darling Downs and South West Region;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for RDA Darling Downs and South West Region, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. However this dataset is NOT available at the Local Government Area level, and had to be matched using a best fit of work destination zones (DZNs) to the current LGA boundaries. Bulloo Shire is one area for which there is no good match of 2011 DZNs to 2016 LGA boundaries, so there is no reasonable data comparison between 2011 and 2016 for this area. 2011 data has been turned off and is currently unavailable for comparison for Bulloo Shire.

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Local workers occupations
Bulloo Shire - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2016
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %
Managers2348.947.2
Professionals----3.2
Technicians and Trades Workers36.44.7
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers612.84.9
Sales Workers----1.3
Machinery Operators And Drivers----7.0
Labourers1531.930.3
Inadequately described or not stated----0.9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Queensland: 47.2% Professionals, Queensland: 3.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland: 4.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland: 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland: 4.9% Sales Workers, Queensland: 1.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland: 7.0% Labourers, Queensland: 30.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland: 0.9% Managers, Bulloo Shire: 48.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bulloo Shire: 6.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bulloo Shire: 12.8% Labourers, Bulloo Shire: 31.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce in Bulloo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (23 local workers or 48.9%)
  • Labourers (15 local workers or 31.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (6 local workers or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 44 people in total or 93.6% of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 47.2% as Managers; 30.3% as Labourers; and 4.9% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce in Bulloo Shire and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.8% compared to 4.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (48.9% compared to 47.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (0.0% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (0.0% compared to 3.2%)

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