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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Technicians and Trades Workers in the Scenic Rim Regional Council 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 the Scenic Rim Regional Council'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Scenic Rim Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Managers2,56315.112.12,61916.212.0-56
Professionals2,42314.319.82,31314.318.9+110
Technicians and Trades Workers2,72916.114.32,65916.414.9+70
Community and Personal Service Workers1,87711.111.31,67410.410.0+203
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,05812.213.61,99312.314.7+65
Sales Workers1,3588.09.71,2667.89.8+92
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,3017.76.91,2687.87.3+33
Labourers2,38114.110.52,10613.010.6+275
Inadequately described or not stated2451.41.62671.71.8-22
Total Persons16,935100.0100.016,165100.0100.0+770

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,729 people or 16.1%)
  • Managers (2,563 people or 15.1%)
  • Professionals (2,423 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,715 people in total or 45.5% of the resident workers (All industries).

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (14.3% compared to 19.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (14.1% compared to 10.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (15.1% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.1% compared to 14.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the Scenic Rim Regional Council increased by 770 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Scenic Rim Regional Council were those employed as:

  • Labourers (+275 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+203 persons)
  • Professionals (+110 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+92 persons)

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