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Murchison Area

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

6.1% of the local labour force of Murchison Area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.7% in Greater Hobart.

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 Murchison Area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Murchison Area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons7866.15.78556.65.9-69
Males44056.058.245152.756.8-11
Females34644.041.840447.343.2-58
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years24631.338.824728.938.7-1
25 - 54 years43755.650.448757.051.7-50
55 - 64 years10313.19.912114.29.1-18
65 years and over00.00.900.00.40
Looking for--------------
Full-time work53267.760.658568.461.5-53
Part-time work25432.339.427031.638.5-16
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree243.113.5242.810.20
Advanced diploma or diploma263.34.9323.74.4-6
Certificate level19124.321.315618.215.1+35
No qualifications53267.755.860370.564.1-71
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1221827.744.516919.838.3+49
Year 119712.310.99210.810.8+5
Under Year 1043655.535.954764.039.9-111
Still attending253.26.4212.57.6+4
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59973994.088.9--------
$600 to $1,249395.07.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.2--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home151.910.7242.87.5-9
Has broadband internet access at home50864.668.615918.632.8+349
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)25933.028.031036.329.1-51

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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