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City of Boroondara

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.6% of the resident workforce of the City of Boroondara were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.8% in Greater Melbourne.

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 Boroondara go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
City of Boroondara20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons4,838100.0100.03,764100.0100.0+1,074
Unemployment rate--5.66.8--4.55.5+1.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,82537.735.71,47639.235.8+349
25 - 54 years2,37149.053.01,86649.654.4+505
55 - 64 years52110.89.83569.58.8+165
65 years and over1242.61.5691.81.1+55
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,11743.851.91,76446.956.0+353
Part-time work2,72056.248.12,00453.244.0+716
Bachelor or higher degree2,06742.725.31,43438.121.2+633
Advanced diploma or diploma3727.79.03649.78.3+8
Certificate level4349.016.23188.415.5+116
No qualifications1,89139.146.71,54541.050.6+346
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 124,00882.866.72,98779.460.7+1,021
Year 113056.310.52817.512.1+24
Under Year 104749.820.545712.124.1+17
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending2,77857.465.22,22759.268.1+551
Secondary school3547.37.42877.66.7+67
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences1853.82.31223.21.9+63
Information Technology2384.93.71734.63.2+65
Engineering and Related Technologies3356.96.82005.36.1+135
Architecture and Building1082.22.5621.62.4+46
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies220.50.8260.70.7-4
Management and Commerce93519.313.969918.612.5+236
Society and Culture3837.97.93228.66.6+61
Creative Arts2244.63.72065.53.4+18
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1082.23.3992.63.5+9
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1,96540.645.71,35636.040.5+609
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201690718.718.7--------
Has internet access at home4,44891.990.03,43891.385.6+1,010
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,18324.526.185422.726.1+329

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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