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Bathurst Regional Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.3% of the resident workforce of Bathurst Regional Council area 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 Bathurst Regional Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Bathurst Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons9865.35.91,0636.25.9-77
Males51352.053.654551.354.7-32
Females47348.046.451848.745.3-45
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years45946.633.847945.132.8-20
25 - 54 years44645.254.649946.956.7-53
55 - 64 years818.210.4858.09.7-4
65 years and over00.01.200.00.90
Looking for--------------
Full-time work51952.659.460356.762.9-84
Part-time work46747.440.646043.337.1+7
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree626.316.5514.811.7+11
Advanced diploma or diploma363.77.6565.35.9-20
Certificate level20721.018.221420.117.1-7
No qualifications63264.152.868864.758.4-56
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1242042.650.742940.441.6-9
Year 11727.36.7807.57.0-8
Under Year 1039840.434.349446.542.9-96
Still attending747.55.3403.84.4+34
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59987488.687.2--------
$600 to $1,249596.07.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 171.71.9--------
$2,000 or more 80.81.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home434.431.0323.027.6+11
Has broadband internet access at home64565.473.928026.341.5+365
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)30731.128.833631.630.2-29

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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