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Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

7.6% of the local resident workers of Bankstown City were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.9% in New South Wales.

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 Bankstown City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Bankstown City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons5,7697.65.95,2837.55.9+486
Males3,26856.653.63,07258.154.7+196
Females2,50143.446.42,21141.945.3+290
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,87632.533.81,55529.432.8+321
25 - 54 years3,20755.654.63,17160.056.7+36
55 - 64 years61510.710.44799.19.7+136
65 years and over711.21.2781.50.9-7
Looking for--------------
Full-time work3,48660.459.43,48465.962.9+2
Part-time work2,28339.640.61,79934.137.1+484
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree72412.516.54718.911.7+253
Advanced diploma or diploma4668.17.63125.95.9+154
Certificate level87815.218.279715.117.1+81
No qualifications3,33857.952.83,25761.758.4+81
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123,16954.950.72,34544.441.6+824
Year 113285.76.73426.57.0-14
Under Year 101,76730.634.32,04138.642.9-274
Still attending2033.55.31773.44.4+26
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,12788.987.2--------
$600 to $1,2493726.47.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 420.71.9--------
$2,000 or more 150.31.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home3,96768.831.03,56867.527.6+399
Has broadband internet access at home4,44377.073.92,29443.441.5+2,149
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,58727.528.81,58229.930.2+5

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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