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Bega Valley Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

6.0% of the local labour force of Bega Valley Shire 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 Bega Valley Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Bega Valley Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons8346.05.99427.05.9-108
Males49058.853.656059.454.7-70
Females34441.246.438240.645.3-38
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years20324.333.822724.132.8-24
25 - 54 years42050.454.656159.656.7-141
55 - 64 years18822.510.412513.39.7+63
65 years and over232.81.2293.10.9-6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work49659.559.461665.462.9-120
Part-time work33840.540.632634.637.1+12
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree688.216.5697.311.7-1
Advanced diploma or diploma516.17.6464.95.9+5
Certificate level21625.918.224125.617.1-25
No qualifications43752.452.851754.958.4-80
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1227733.250.727529.241.6+2
Year 119110.96.79410.07.0-3
Under Year 1040949.034.350853.942.9-99
Still attending394.75.3303.24.4+9
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59972987.487.2--------
$600 to $1,249536.47.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 273.21.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home232.831.0343.627.6-11
Has broadband internet access at home56367.573.924025.541.5+323
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)25030.028.831933.930.2-69

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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