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Noosa Shire Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Noosa Shire 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 Sunshine Coast 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
Noosa Shire Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers2,93813.412.12,77413.412.0+164
Professionals4,15018.919.83,80418.318.9+346
Technicians and Trades Workers3,41015.514.33,15915.214.9+251
Community and Personal Service Workers2,79312.711.32,42111.710.0+372
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,50511.413.62,52712.214.7-22
Sales Workers2,50511.49.72,53312.29.8-28
Machinery Operators And Drivers9514.36.99954.87.3-44
Labourers2,40710.910.52,17710.510.6+230
Inadequately described or not stated3411.61.63601.71.8-19

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 : 12.1% Professionals, Queensland : 19.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland : 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland : 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland : 13.6% Sales Workers, Queensland : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland : 6.9% Labourers, Queensland : 10.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland : 1.6% Managers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 13.4% Professionals, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 12.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 11.4% Sales Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 4.3% Labourers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 10.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: 1.6%
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, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +164 Professionals, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +346 Technicians and Trades Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +251 Community and Personal Service Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +372 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -22 Sales Workers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -28 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -44 Labourers, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: +230 Inadequately described or not stated, Noosa Shire Council area - All industries: -19
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 Noosa Shire Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,150 people or 18.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3,410 people or 15.5%)
  • Managers (2,938 people or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,498 people in total or 47.7% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 19.8% in Professionals; 14.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 12.1% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Noosa Shire Council area and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (11.4% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.7% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.4% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Noosa Shire Council area increased by 1,250 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Noosa Shire Council area were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+372 people)
  • Professionals (+346 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+251 people)
  • Labourers (+230 people)

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