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Gympie Regional Council

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

7.7% of the local labour force of the Gympie Regional Council were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.1% in Queensland.

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 Gympie Regional Council go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Gympie Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,4547.76.11,3017.64.7+153
Males80655.452.967551.950.2+131
Females64844.647.162648.149.8+22
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years44530.637.236728.235.6+78
25 - 54 years81155.852.076959.154.1+42
55 - 64 years19813.69.616512.69.5+33
65 years and over00.01.200.00.80
Looking for--------------
Full-time work99168.262.286566.560.6+126
Part-time work46331.837.843633.539.4+27
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree563.911.0322.58.8+24
Advanced diploma or diploma594.16.3463.65.8+13
Certificate level40127.621.928321.817.1+118
No qualifications86059.156.285065.362.4+10
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1245931.647.935527.341.6+104
Year 1116211.110.215211.79.9+10
Under Year 1072850.133.470253.939.7+26
Still attending614.26.0544.25.6+7
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,30890.086.5--------
$600 to $1,2491006.98.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 50.31.9--------
$2,000 or more 40.30.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home322.214.6262.011.6+6
Has broadband internet access at home98167.572.329022.341.9+691
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)50334.630.946635.832.4+37

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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