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Local labour force - Characteristics of the unemployed

7.3% of the local labour force of the Armidale Regional Council were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.9% in New South Wales.

The unemployed local labour force 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 Armidale Regional Council go to the Unemployment page.

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

Local labour force - Characteristics of the unemployed
Armidale Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons8207.35.98838.25.9-63
Males44253.953.646552.754.7-23
Females37846.146.441847.345.3-40
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years40249.033.843649.432.8-34
25 - 54 years35443.254.636941.856.7-15
55 - 64 years647.810.4606.89.7+4
65 years and over00.01.2182.00.9-18
Looking for--------------
Full-time work37445.659.444049.862.9-66
Part-time work44654.440.644350.237.1+3
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13216.116.510311.711.7+29
Advanced diploma or diploma475.77.6495.55.9-2
Certificate level14117.218.214316.217.1-2
No qualifications48258.852.854061.258.4-58
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1249960.950.747653.941.6+23
Year 11566.86.7536.07.0+3
Under Year 1021926.734.330734.842.9-88
Still attending334.05.3414.64.4-8
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59975291.787.2--------
$600 to $1,249465.67.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home8910.931.0647.227.6+25
Has broadband internet access at home46757.073.923626.741.5+231
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)17521.328.822625.630.2-51

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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