Southern Downs Regional CouncilEconomic profile
Skip to content

Southern Downs Regional Council

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) clerical and administrative workers in the Southern Downs 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 Southern Downs 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.

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

Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
Resident workers occupations
Southern Downs Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers1811.713.73116.514.2-13
Professionals2818.230.63719.727.4-9
Technicians and Trades Workers----1.4----1.2--
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.4----0.4--
Clerical and Administrative Workers9863.645.411159.049.7-13
Sales Workers63.95.731.64.3+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers----0.6----0.4--
Labourers----0.531.60.6--
Inadequately described or not stated42.61.731.61.8+1

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 - Financial and Insurance Services  : 13.7% Professionals, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 30.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 1.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 0.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 45.4% Sales Workers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 5.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 0.6% Labourers, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 0.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Queensland - Financial and Insurance Services  : 1.7% Managers, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: 11.7% Professionals, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: 18.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: 63.6% Sales Workers, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: 2.6%
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, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: -13 Professionals, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: -9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: -13 Sales Workers, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: +3 Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Downs Regional Council - Financial and Insurance Services: +1
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 (Financial and Insurance Services) in Southern Downs Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (98 people or 63.6%)
  • Professionals (28 people or 18.2%)
  • Managers (18 people or 11.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 144 people in total or 93.5% of the resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services).

In comparison, Queensland employed 45.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 30.6% in Professionals; and 13.7% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) of the Southern Downs Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (63.6% compared to 45.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Professionals (18.2% compared to 30.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Managers (11.7% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) employed as Sales Workers (3.9% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services)] in Southern Downs Regional Council decreased by 34 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Financial and Insurance Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the Southern Downs Regional Council.

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.10.21-1.0.0