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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 5.7% in Greater Sydney.

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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Camden Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,2144.15.71,0043.95.3+210
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years53944.433.137137.032.3+168
25 - 54 years54845.155.654153.956.9+7
55 - 64 years1189.710.0868.69.4+32
65 years and over90.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work70758.258.262562.361.1+82
Part-time work50741.841.837937.738.9+128
Bachelor or higher degree776.321.4606.016.0+17
Advanced diploma or diploma907.48.8696.96.9+21
Certificate level27222.415.117817.714.6+94
No qualifications72459.649.961060.855.1+114
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1245237.259.934634.550.5+106
Year 11917.55.5606.06.1+31
Under Year 1052443.226.450149.933.8+23
Still attending12710.54.8646.44.4+63
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,04586.185.9--------
$600 to $1,249998.27.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 221.82.3--------
$2,000 or more 110.92.0--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home14211.744.711411.443.3+28
Has broadband internet access at home1,01783.878.752151.949.4+496
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)40733.527.736636.528.2+41

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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