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Broken Hill City

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.3% of the resident workforce of Broken Hill City 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 Broken Hill City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Broken Hill City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons6368.35.96929.15.9-56
Males37458.853.640558.554.7-31
Females26241.246.428741.545.3-25
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years21834.333.822532.532.8-7
25 - 54 years34854.754.640057.856.7-52
55 - 64 years7011.010.4679.79.7+3
65 years and over00.01.200.00.90
Looking for--------------
Full-time work44870.459.449671.762.9-48
Part-time work18829.640.619628.337.1-8
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree172.716.5152.211.7+2
Advanced diploma or diploma193.07.6182.65.9+1
Certificate level13320.918.212217.617.1+11
No qualifications41865.752.849171.058.4-73
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1212319.350.710715.541.6+16
Year 11599.36.77110.37.0-12
Under Year 1040263.234.346867.642.9-66
Still attending294.65.3192.74.4+10
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59959293.187.2--------
$600 to $1,249264.17.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.01.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home142.231.0101.427.6+4
Has broadband internet access at home32651.373.918626.941.5+140
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)20532.228.823934.530.2-34

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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