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City of Boroondara

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

4.5% of the local labour force of the City of Boroondara were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.5% in Greater Melbourne.

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 Boroondara go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Boroondara20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,8054.55.53,1433.95.3+662
Males2,03553.552.01,66452.953.4+371
Females1,77046.548.01,47947.146.6+291
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,47738.835.81,24739.734.4+230
25 - 54 years1,85948.954.41,56649.855.5+293
55 - 64 years38310.18.83129.99.2+71
65 years and over862.31.1180.60.9+68
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,77646.756.01,47647.059.6+300
Part-time work2,02953.344.01,66753.040.4+362
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,45438.221.21,07134.116.2+383
Advanced diploma or diploma3519.28.32999.57.4+52
Certificate level3168.315.52708.613.9+46
No qualifications1,54440.650.61,35143.057.6+193
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122,98878.560.32,38575.952.1+603
Year 112125.610.61956.212.3+17
Under Year 102265.919.52327.425.3-6
Still attending2947.76.52427.75.7+52
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,01179.186.3--------
$600 to $1,2493609.57.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1784.72.2--------
$2,000 or more 1925.01.6--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1,34735.440.51,10335.139.0+244
Has broadband internet access at home3,22384.779.02,09366.649.5+1,130
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)85222.426.169822.226.5+154

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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