Burwood Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.6% of the resident workforce of Burwood Council area 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 Burwood Council area 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
Burwood Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,414100.0100.01,096100.0100.0+318
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
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
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 Building282.02.3282.60.2--
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies90.
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 Programmes70.50.20--0.0+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

Burwood Council

economic profile