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City of Greater Bendigo

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Greater Bendigo were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.4% in Victoria.

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 Greater Bendigo go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Greater Bendigo20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons2,5095.25.42,8806.65.4-371
Males1,28751.352.41,51752.753.5-230
Females1,22248.747.61,36347.346.5-141
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years98339.235.71,17640.834.3-193
25 - 54 years1,20347.953.81,44450.155.6-241
55 - 64 years31212.49.42398.39.3+73
65 years and over110.41.1210.70.8-10
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,44357.557.11,81262.961.1-369
Part-time work1,06642.542.91,06837.138.9-2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2329.218.21615.613.9+71
Advanced diploma or diploma1385.57.61113.96.7+27
Certificate level62424.917.359720.715.6+27
No qualifications1,40355.952.31,81262.960.2-409
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1296238.354.593532.546.6+27
Year 1138015.112.147016.313.6-90
Under Year 1088435.223.51,18041.030.1-296
Still attending2098.36.71976.85.6+12
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,27790.886.7--------
$600 to $1,2491445.77.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 271.12.0--------
$2,000 or more 40.21.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1144.533.0873.030.5+27
Has broadband internet access at home1,71868.575.988330.744.8+835
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)80031.927.191031.628.1-110

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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