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City of Brimbank

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

8.3% of the local labour force of the City of Brimbank 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 Brimbank go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Brimbank20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons6,9138.35.56,6838.95.3+230
Males3,63552.652.03,60453.953.4+31
Females3,27847.448.03,07946.146.6+199
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,07230.035.81,96429.434.4+108
25 - 54 years4,17860.454.44,06960.955.5+109
55 - 64 years6249.08.86079.19.2+17
65 years and over390.61.1430.60.9-4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work4,25561.656.04,51867.659.6-263
Part-time work2,65838.444.02,16532.440.4+493
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree83812.121.25317.916.2+307
Advanced diploma or diploma5267.68.33525.37.4+174
Certificate level99214.315.581112.113.9+181
No qualifications4,19460.750.64,50267.457.6-308
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123,73854.160.33,02845.352.1+710
Year 1175911.010.687113.012.3-112
Under Year 101,68124.319.52,01930.225.3-338
Still attending3054.46.52543.85.7+51
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,19989.786.3--------
$600 to $1,2493595.27.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 691.02.2--------
$2,000 or more 280.41.6--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home4,57766.240.54,37765.539.0+200
Has broadband internet access at home4,98572.179.02,64339.549.5+2,342
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,95828.326.11,93829.026.5+20

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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