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Balonne Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.2% of the resident workforce of the Balonne Shire were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.1% in Queensland.

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 Balonne Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Balonne Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1004.26.1753.14.7+25
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4444.037.23445.335.6+10
25 - 54 years4848.052.03648.054.1+12
55 - 64 years88.09.656.79.5+3
65 years and over00.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work7575.062.25674.760.6+19
Part-time work2525.037.81925.339.4+6
Bachelor or higher degree55.
Advanced diploma or diploma00.06.300.05.80
Certificate level1818.021.956.717.1+13
No qualifications7474.056.26992.062.4+5
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122525.047.91925.341.6+6
Year 111515.010.21216.09.9+3
Under Year 105151.033.44256.039.7+9
Still attending00.
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5998787.086.5--------
$600 to $1,24900.08.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.9--------
$2,000 or more 1313.00.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.014.600.011.60
Has broadband internet access at home4444.072.3810.741.9+36
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3030.030.92533.332.4+5

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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