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Burwood Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.6% of the resident workforce of Burwood Council area were unemployed in 2011, 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 Burwood Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Burwood Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,414100.0100.01,096100.0100.0+318
Males73151.752.955350.553.4+178
Females68148.247.154149.446.6+140
Unemployment rate--7.66.3--6.894.1+0.8%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years51436.433.136833.62.1+146
25 - 54 years78555.552.964358.73.4+142
55 - 64 years946.612.3777.00.7+17
65 years and over161.11.8121.10.1+4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work62744.355.057452.43.7+53
Part-time work78055.245.052247.62.5+258
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree57240.520.437834.51.0+194
Advanced diploma or diploma1218.68.212911.80.5-8
Certificate level1117.918.412411.31.1-13
No qualifications56239.749.641938.23.3+143
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,17683.257.188680.83.2+290
Year 11604.28.2474.30.5+13
Under Year 1014810.532.312811.72.4+20
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending78355.470.466160.34.5+122
University42329.912.825923.60.7+164
TAFE936.66.6978.90.5-4
Other624.42.6363.30.1+26
Secondary school362.56.3272.50.3+9
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences342.41.7252.30.1+9
Information Technology674.73.0615.60.2+6
Engineering and Related Technologies1057.46.8555.00.4+50
Architecture and Building282.02.3282.60.20
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies90.61.130.30.1+6
Health392.83.2312.80.2+8
Education251.82.0201.80.1+5
Management and Commerce33523.713.525423.20.8+81
Society and Culture956.77.1928.40.4+3
Creative Arts483.43.0322.90.2+16
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services352.53.2413.70.2-6
Mixed Field Programmes70.50.200.00.0+7
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1,13580.335.580373.31.9+332
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201656339.812.9--------
Has internet access at home1,23287.185.995186.85.1+281
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)24217.127.521719.81.8+25

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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