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Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

5.0% of the local labour force of the City of Albany were unemployed in 2011, compared to 4.7% in Western Australia.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This is an important resource for the local economy, their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the City of Albany go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Albany20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons7875.04.75924.13.8+195
Males45557.852.731553.251.7+140
Females33242.247.327746.848.3+55
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years28135.736.622538.035.0+56
25 - 54 years40351.253.131753.555.0+86
55 - 64 years9211.78.9508.49.1+42
65 years and over111.41.400.01.0+11
Looking for--------------
Full-time work49663.059.737463.258.3+122
Part-time work29137.040.321836.841.7+73
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree536.713.2223.710.7+31
Advanced diploma or diploma516.56.7264.46.4+25
Certificate level20025.419.812220.617.1+78
No qualifications42954.555.437763.759.5+52
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1226533.748.016628.041.3+99
Year 1112115.412.99315.713.3+28
Under Year 1032741.631.029249.336.6+35
Still attending445.65.2254.25.4+19
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59969388.182.7--------
$600 to $1,249668.49.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 141.83.1--------
$2,000 or more 30.41.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home648.120.5254.216.6+39
Has broadband internet access at home52466.671.115726.540.9+367
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23630.029.720434.530.7+32

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

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