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Wyong Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

7.9% of the local resident workers of Wyong 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 Wyong Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Wyong Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons5,1117.95.94,8278.25.9+284
Males2,70853.053.62,59453.754.7+114
Females2,40347.046.42,23346.345.3+170
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,96238.433.81,66734.532.8+295
25 - 54 years2,58150.554.62,66555.256.7-84
55 - 64 years4979.710.44298.99.7+68
65 years and over711.41.2661.40.9+5
Looking for--------------
Full-time work3,29964.559.43,23667.062.9+63
Part-time work1,81235.540.61,59133.037.1+221
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2324.516.51463.011.7+86
Advanced diploma or diploma2765.47.61984.15.9+78
Certificate level1,27424.918.21,03721.517.1+237
No qualifications3,02659.252.83,08764.058.4-61
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,45028.450.71,08622.541.6+364
Year 114619.06.74028.37.0+59
Under Year 102,65852.034.32,91160.342.9-253
Still attending3787.45.32655.54.4+113
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,53488.787.2--------
$600 to $1,2493316.57.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 480.91.9--------
$2,000 or more 250.51.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2164.231.01593.327.6+57
Has broadband internet access at home3,65471.573.91,65734.341.5+1,997
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,63031.928.81,73736.030.2-107

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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