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Griffith City

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

4.9% of the local labour force of Griffith 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 Griffith City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Griffith City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons5834.95.94584.05.9+125
Males30552.353.625655.954.7+49
Females27847.746.420244.145.3+76
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years23640.533.818440.232.8+52
25 - 54 years29250.154.624052.456.7+52
55 - 64 years417.010.4347.49.7+7
65 years and over142.41.200.00.9+14
Looking for--------------
Full-time work36061.759.430165.762.9+59
Part-time work22338.340.615734.337.1+66
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree376.316.5255.511.7+12
Advanced diploma or diploma295.07.6153.35.9+14
Certificate level10718.418.26213.517.1+45
No qualifications36662.852.832069.958.4+46
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1218131.050.712627.541.6+55
Year 11518.76.7378.17.0+14
Under Year 1029650.834.324553.542.9+51
Still attending254.35.3245.24.4+1
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59951989.087.2--------
$600 to $1,249417.07.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home16227.831.012126.427.6+41
Has broadband internet access at home32255.273.914631.941.5+176
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)17429.828.814531.730.2+29

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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