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City of Ipswich

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

7.2% of the local labour force of the City of Ipswich 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 City of Ipswich go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Ipswich20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons5,8277.26.13,3635.14.7+2,464
Males3,06852.752.91,59347.450.2+1,475
Females2,75947.347.11,77052.649.8+989
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,39941.237.21,36740.735.6+1,032
25 - 54 years3,00751.652.01,77652.854.1+1,231
55 - 64 years3696.39.61875.69.5+182
65 years and over520.91.2321.00.8+20
Looking for--------------
Full-time work3,92367.362.22,13563.560.6+1,788
Part-time work1,90432.737.81,22736.539.4+677
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3275.611.01735.18.8+154
Advanced diploma or diploma2734.76.31364.05.8+137
Certificate level1,34923.221.953515.917.1+814
No qualifications3,58661.556.22,33969.662.4+1,247
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122,36640.647.91,19235.541.6+1,174
Year 1166111.310.234810.39.9+313
Under Year 102,25438.733.41,53145.539.7+723
Still attending3576.16.01985.95.6+159
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5995,05486.786.5--------
$600 to $1,2494617.98.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 901.51.9--------
$2,000 or more 340.60.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home77513.314.63169.411.6+459
Has broadband internet access at home4,15171.272.31,44242.941.9+2,709
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,17737.430.91,32839.532.4+849

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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