Bayside Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.0% of the resident workforce of the Bayside Council area were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% 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 Bayside Council area go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics
Bayside Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons4,860100.0100.03,844100.0100.0+1,016
Unemployment rate--6.06.3--5.794.1+0.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,45329.933.11,09528.52.1+358
25 - 54 years2,83758.452.92,31160.13.4+526
55 - 64 years51110.512.339610.30.7+115
65 years and over491.01.8421.10.1+7
Looking for
Full-time work2,51551.755.02,24158.33.7+274
Part-time work2,33648.145.01,60741.82.5+729
Bachelor or higher degree1,53531.620.493724.41.0+598
Advanced diploma or diploma4479.28.238610.00.5+61
Certificate level58512.018.451913.51.1+66
No qualifications2,11543.549.61,79946.83.3+316
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,51972.457.12,56766.83.2+952
Year 112645.48.21955.10.5+69
Under Year 1097520.132.392424.02.4+51
Education institute attending
Not Attending3,16165.070.42,69570.14.5+466
Secondary school2184.56.31173.00.3+101
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1112.31.7812.10.1+30
Information Technology2134.43.01513.90.2+62
Engineering and Related Technologies3387.06.82596.70.4+79
Architecture and Building891.82.3882.30.2+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies300.61.1220.60.1+8
Management and Commerce94019.313.560415.70.8+336
Society and Culture3136.47.12336.10.4+80
Creative Arts1543.23.01303.40.2+24
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1432.93.21353.50.2+8
Mixed Field Programmes170.30.20--0.0+17
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home3,29167.735.52,40962.71.9+882
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,33927.612.9--------
Has internet access at home4,35889.785.93,28785.55.1+1,071
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,09322.527.592724.11.8+166

Bayside Council

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