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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Scenic Rim Regional Council, the 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 Scenic Rim Regional Council will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Scenic Rim Regional Council;
  • 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 Scenic Rim Regional Council, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 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. To provide this detail, Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Local workers occupations
Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Managers2,14617.412.12,20318.612.0-57
Professionals1,80114.619.91,67714.118.9+124
Technicians and Trades Workers1,63313.214.21,60113.514.9+32
Community and Personal Service Workers1,67713.611.41,46012.310.0+217
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,37811.113.71,37611.614.7+2
Sales Workers1,0158.29.71,0188.69.8-3
Machinery Operators And Drivers7275.96.97436.37.3-16
Labourers1,82014.710.61,60213.510.6+218
Inadequately described or not stated1661.31.61901.61.8-24

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Queensland: 12.1% Professionals, Queensland: 19.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland: 14.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland: 11.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland: 13.7% Sales Workers, Queensland: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland: 6.9% Labourers, Queensland: 10.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland: 1.6% Managers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 17.4% Professionals, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 14.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 13.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 11.1% Sales Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 5.9% Labourers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 14.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: -57 Professionals, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: +124 Technicians and Trades Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: +32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: +217 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: +2 Sales Workers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: -3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: -16 Labourers, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: +218 Inadequately described or not stated, Scenic Rim Regional Council - All industries: -24
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 workforce in Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (2,146 local workers or 17.4%)
  • Labourers (1,820 local workers or 14.7%)
  • Professionals (1,801 local workers or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,767 people in total or 46.6% of the local workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% as Managers; 10.6% as Labourers; and 19.9% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (17.4% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (14.7% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.6% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.1% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Scenic Rim Regional Council workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Labourers (+218 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+217 local workers)
  • Professionals (+124 local workers)
  • Managers (-57 local workers)

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