City of Canterbury Bankstown

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.2% of the resident workforce of City of Canterbury Bankstown 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
City of Canterbury Bankstown20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons12,418100.0100.010,596100.0100.0+1,822
Unemployment rate--8.26.3--7.894.1+0.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years3,81230.733.13,22130.42.1+591
25 - 54 years6,91655.752.96,23058.83.4+686
55 - 64 years1,53912.412.31,06110.00.7+478
65 years and over1511.21.8780.70.1+73
Looking for
Full-time work6,59153.155.06,36860.13.7+223
Part-time work5,83147.045.04,22439.92.5+1,607
Bachelor or higher degree2,45919.820.41,64015.51.0+819
Advanced diploma or diploma1,1609.38.29549.00.5+206
Certificate level1,73814.018.41,55814.71.1+180
No qualifications6,66753.749.65,79754.73.3+870
Highest level of schooling
Year 128,19666.057.16,36560.13.2+1,831
Year 116985.68.26446.10.5+54
Under Year 103,07624.832.33,02428.52.4+52
Education institute attending
Not Attending8,64869.670.47,59771.74.5+1,051
Secondary school5474.46.33733.50.3+174
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences2201.81.71701.60.1+50
Information Technology3983.23.03243.10.2+74
Engineering and Related Technologies7596.16.86275.90.4+132
Architecture and Building2752.22.32842.70.2-9
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies660.51.1460.40.1+20
Management and Commerce1,60712.913.51,33612.60.8+271
Society and Culture8216.67.15705.40.4+251
Creative Arts2932.43.01951.80.2+98
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services3552.93.23303.10.2+25
Mixed Field Programmes290.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home9,01972.635.57,55971.31.9+1,460
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20162,20317.712.9--------
Has internet access at home10,98288.485.98,82983.35.1+2,153
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,34727.027.52,91027.51.8+437

City of Canterbury Bankstown

economic profile