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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Tablelands 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 Tablelands'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
Tablelands 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011 to 2016
Managers1,51115.612.11,54516.012.0-34
Professionals1,48815.419.81,39914.518.9+89
Technicians and Trades Workers1,32513.714.31,48615.414.9-161
Community and Personal Service Workers1,14411.811.31,06611.110.0+78
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,08911.313.61,11611.614.7-27
Sales Workers8949.39.78338.69.8+61
Machinery Operators And Drivers7247.56.97627.97.3-38
Labourers1,32713.710.51,25413.010.6+73
Inadequately described or not stated1541.61.61781.81.8-24

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, Tablelands - All industries: 15.6% Professionals, Tablelands - All industries: 15.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands - All industries: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands - All industries: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands - All industries: 11.3% Sales Workers, Tablelands - All industries: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands - All industries: 7.5% Labourers, Tablelands - All industries: 13.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands - 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, Tablelands - All industries: -34 Professionals, Tablelands - All industries: +89 Technicians and Trades Workers, Tablelands - All industries: -161 Community and Personal Service Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +78 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tablelands - All industries: -27 Sales Workers, Tablelands - All industries: +61 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tablelands - All industries: -38 Labourers, Tablelands - All industries: +73 Inadequately described or not stated, Tablelands - 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 resident workers in Tablelands in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,511 people or 15.6%)
  • Professionals (1,488 people or 15.4%)
  • Labourers (1,327 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,326 people in total or 44.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% in Managers; 19.8% in Professionals; and 10.5% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Tablelands and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (15.6% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (13.7% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (15.4% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.3% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Tablelands increased by 17 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Tablelands were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-161 people)
  • Professionals (+89 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+78 people)
  • Labourers (+73 people)

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