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Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 than any other occupation.

Cooee Bay & Taranganba's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating Cooee Bay & Taranganba's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %Number%Livingstone Shire Council area %2006 to 2011
Managers
18811.512.41299.412.8+59
Professionals
27416.815.625118.315.6+23
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27616.917.923617.217.9+40
Community and Personal Service Workers
1609.89.614110.39.3+19
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20312.412.916712.213.1+35
Sales Workers
17210.59.015511.39.3+17
Machinery Operators And Drivers
17410.710.81108.08.4+64
map this data in atlas.idLabourers16510.19.915511.311.6+10
Inadequately described
181.11.9282.11.9-10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 12.4% Professionals, Livingstone Shire Council area: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 17.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 12.9% Sales Workers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 10.8% Labourers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 9.9% Inadequately described, Livingstone Shire Council area: 1.9% Managers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 11.5% Professionals, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 16.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 12.4% Sales Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 10.7% Labourers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 10.1% Inadequately described, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +59 Professionals, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +23 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +40 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +19 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +35 Sales Workers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +17 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +64 Labourers, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +10 Inadequately described, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (276 people or 16.9%)
  • Professionals (274 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (203 people or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 753 people in total or 46.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Livingstone Shire Council area employed 17.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.6% in Professionals; and 12.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Cooee Bay & Taranganba and Livingstone Shire Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (10.5% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.8% compared to 15.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.9% compared to 17.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cooee Bay & Taranganba increased by 258 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Cooee Bay & Taranganba were for those employed as:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+64 persons)
  • Managers (+59 persons)

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