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Yass Valley

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

2.3% of the local labour force of the Yass Valley 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 the Yass Valley go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Yass Valley20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1872.35.91872.75.90
Males9952.953.69249.254.7+7
Females8847.146.49550.845.3-7
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years8143.333.86635.332.8+15
25 - 54 years9349.754.69852.456.7-5
55 - 64 years137.010.494.89.7+4
65 years and over00.01.2147.50.9-14
Looking for--------------
Full-time work10857.859.412164.762.9-13
Part-time work7942.240.66635.337.1+13
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2513.416.51910.211.7+6
Advanced diploma or diploma63.27.6115.95.9-5
Certificate level4222.518.22815.017.1+14
No qualifications10455.652.810958.358.4-5
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 127942.250.77540.141.6+4
Year 11105.36.71910.27.0-9
Under Year 108143.334.38143.342.90
Still attending168.65.3105.34.4+6
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59914778.687.2--------
$600 to $1,2492312.37.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 94.81.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home42.131.094.827.6-5
Has broadband internet access at home12265.273.97138.041.5+51
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)5629.928.87439.630.2-18

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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