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Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

6.1% of the local resident workers of Gosford 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 Gosford City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Gosford City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons4,6196.15.94,4626.35.9+157
Males2,49053.953.62,41454.154.7+76
Females2,12946.146.42,04845.945.3+81
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,69636.733.81,49033.432.8+206
25 - 54 years2,28449.454.62,41454.156.7-130
55 - 64 years55111.910.447410.69.7+77
65 years and over881.91.2841.90.9+4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,75859.759.42,82163.262.9-63
Part-time work1,86140.340.61,64136.837.1+220
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4479.716.52946.611.7+153
Advanced diploma or diploma3307.17.62164.85.9+114
Certificate level1,04822.718.21,00622.517.1+42
No qualifications2,57055.652.82,61958.758.4-49
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,87740.650.71,43332.141.6+444
Year 113758.16.73537.97.0+22
Under Year 101,85940.234.32,23550.142.9-376
Still attending4008.75.33137.04.4+87
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,02887.287.2--------
$600 to $1,2493617.87.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 641.41.9--------
$2,000 or more 410.91.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home3387.331.02074.627.6+131
Has broadband internet access at home3,56277.173.91,86541.841.5+1,697
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,44631.328.81,43432.130.2+12

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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