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Sutherland Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

3.6% of the local labour force of Sutherland Shire 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 Sutherland Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Sutherland Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons4,0933.65.93,2422.95.9+851
Males2,15652.753.61,75754.254.7+399
Females1,93747.346.41,48545.845.3+452
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,47836.133.81,13835.132.8+340
25 - 54 years2,01649.354.61,65351.056.7+363
55 - 64 years49212.010.436411.29.7+128
65 years and over1072.61.2872.70.9+20
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,25955.259.41,81556.062.9+444
Part-time work1,83444.840.61,42744.037.1+407
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree64815.816.534910.811.7+299
Advanced diploma or diploma3819.37.62447.55.9+137
Certificate level80719.718.262819.417.1+179
No qualifications2,05150.152.81,78555.158.4+266
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122,17453.150.71,45845.041.6+716
Year 112155.36.72016.27.0+14
Under Year 101,20829.534.31,19536.942.9+13
Still attending3889.55.32718.44.4+117
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,37882.587.2--------
$600 to $1,2493598.87.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1664.11.9--------
$2,000 or more 1072.61.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home68016.631.043013.327.6+250
Has broadband internet access at home3,38982.873.91,86557.541.5+1,524
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,16828.528.893328.830.2+235

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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