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Camden Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.1% of the resident workforce of Camden 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 Camden Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Camden Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,729100.0100.01,209100.0100.0+520
Males82947.952.959249.053.4+237
Females89751.947.162051.346.6+277
Unemployment rate--4.16.3--4.094.1+0.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years72341.833.153544.32.1+188
25 - 54 years81947.452.955245.73.4+267
55 - 64 years1679.712.31169.60.7+51
65 years and over110.61.840.30.1+7
Looking for--------------
Full-time work88651.255.070258.13.7+184
Part-time work83948.545.050441.72.5+335
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree21212.320.4796.51.0+133
Advanced diploma or diploma1478.58.2917.50.5+56
Certificate level36120.918.426722.11.1+94
No qualifications96755.949.672459.93.3+243
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1280646.657.146938.83.2+337
Year 1117910.48.21199.80.5+60
Under Year 1071641.432.360850.32.4+108
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,19969.370.488573.24.5+314
University1518.712.8846.90.7+67
TAFE1015.86.6887.30.5+13
Other271.62.6121.00.1+15
Secondary school23313.56.313110.80.3+102
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences191.11.790.70.1+10
Information Technology442.53.0242.00.2+20
Engineering and Related Technologies985.76.8675.50.4+31
Architecture and Building442.52.3393.20.2+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies60.31.180.70.1-2
Health492.83.2292.40.2+20
Education321.92.0211.70.1+11
Management and Commerce20011.613.51109.10.8+90
Society and Culture1166.77.1635.20.4+53
Creative Arts472.73.0191.60.2+28
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services593.43.2413.40.2+18
Mixed Field Programmes40.20.200.00.0+4
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home36220.935.514612.11.9+216
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016814.712.9--------
Has internet access at home1,61993.685.91,10891.65.1+511
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)54531.527.541334.21.8+132

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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