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Characteristics of the unemployed

9.1% of the resident workforce of the City of Adelaide were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.7% in South Australia.

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 Adelaide go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Adelaide20112006Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons9139.15.76627.95.2+251
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years49454.136.633650.835.7+158
25 - 54 years38642.353.530345.854.9+83
55 - 64 years333.69.1233.58.8+10
65 years and over00.00.900.00.70
Looking for--------------
Full-time work35438.860.428543.162.8+69
Part-time work55961.239.637756.937.2+182
Bachelor or higher degree27930.612.521232.09.3+67
Advanced diploma or diploma839.15.1538.04.6+30
Certificate level738.020.9598.916.8+14
No qualifications45149.456.831447.463.1+137
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1277685.044.052779.636.9+249
Year 11576.220.1598.921.4-2
Under Year 10616.725.8598.931.8+2
Still attending70.
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59983991.988.4--------
$600 to $1,249475.17.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 141.51.4--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home48152.720.129043.816.4+191
Has broadband internet access at home57863.369.628843.533.2+290
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)839.128.4497.428.9+34

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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