Berrigan Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.7% of the resident workforce of Berrigan Shire 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 Berrigan Shire go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
Berrigan Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons163100.0100.0158100.0100.0+5
Unemployment rate--4.76.3--4.494.1+0.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years3119.033.14327.22.1-12
25 - 54 years10564.452.99057.03.4+15
55 - 64 years3018.412.32113.30.7+9
65 years and over53.11.831.90.1+2
Looking for
Full-time work11570.655.010264.63.7+13
Part-time work5231.945.06138.62.5-9
Bachelor or higher degree31.820.463.81.0-3
Advanced diploma or diploma106.
Certificate level5030.718.43723.41.1+13
No qualifications9960.749.610063.33.3-1
Highest level of schooling
Year 125533.757.14226.63.2+13
Year 112616.08.21811.40.5+8
Under Year 108049.132.39157.62.4-11
Education institute attending
Not Attending14186.570.413484.84.5+7
Secondary school53.16.3106.30.3-5
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.70--0.1--
Information Technology003.042.50.2-4
Engineering and Related Technologies106.16.80--0.4+10
Architecture and Building53.12.3106.30.2-5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies95.
Management and Commerce138.013.5117.00.8+2
Society and Culture138.
Creative Arts003.00--0.2--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services74.
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home31.835.531.91.9--
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201653.112.9--------
Has internet access at home13985.385.910667.15.1+33
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4930.127.55232.91.8-3

Berrigan Shire

economic profile