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Wagga Wagga City

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

5.0% of the local labour force of Wagga Wagga 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 Wagga Wagga City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Wagga Wagga City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,5185.05.91,6405.65.9-122
Males75549.753.681749.854.7-62
Females76350.346.482350.245.3-60
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years70046.133.871643.732.8-16
25 - 54 years70646.554.678547.956.7-79
55 - 64 years996.510.41307.99.7-31
65 years and over130.91.290.50.9+4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work90559.659.498860.262.9-83
Part-time work61340.440.665239.837.1-39
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1419.316.51016.211.7+40
Advanced diploma or diploma644.27.6714.35.9-7
Certificate level33622.118.228517.417.1+51
No qualifications88058.052.81,06665.058.4-186
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1258238.350.753632.741.6+46
Year 111429.46.71217.47.0+21
Under Year 1064742.634.381849.942.9-171
Still attending885.85.31167.14.4-28
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,34088.387.2--------
$600 to $1,2491117.37.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 100.71.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1489.731.0855.227.6+63
Has broadband internet access at home97364.173.956734.641.5+406
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)41827.528.850030.530.2-82

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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