City of Casey

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Casey were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% in Victoria.

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 the City of Casey 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 Casey20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons10,663100.0100.07,487100.0100.0+3,176
Unemployment rate--7.26.6--5.994.6+1.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,20439.435.22,91338.92.0+1,291
25 - 54 years5,39050.552.53,94952.73.1+1,441
55 - 64 years9498.910.75617.50.5+388
65 years and over1291.21.5610.80.1+68
Looking for
Full-time work5,74853.953.34,38158.53.3+1,367
Part-time work4,91546.146.73,10841.52.5+1,807
Bachelor or higher degree1,56914.722.289211.91.0+677
Advanced diploma or diploma9899.38.65817.80.4+408
Certificate level2,20520.718.31,37518.41.0+830
No qualifications5,56852.247.94,23256.53.0+1,336
Highest level of schooling
Year 126,04056.661.63,67749.13.1+2,363
Year 111,41213.212.11,14415.30.8+268
Under Year 102,83026.523.92,38431.81.6+446
Education institute attending
Not Attending7,18367.467.55,35271.54.0+1,831
Secondary school1,12810.67.46929.20.4+436
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1701.62.01101.50.1+60
Information Technology3353.13.21862.50.2+149
Engineering and Related Technologies7066.67.04666.20.3+240
Architecture and Building2542.42.71652.20.1+89
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies600.61.0610.80.1-1
Management and Commerce1,25611.812.678910.50.6+467
Society and Culture8437.97.94125.50.4+431
Creative Arts2222.13.41161.50.2+106
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services3803.63.52974.00.2+83
Mixed Field Programmes180.20.2160.20.0+2
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4,88545.838.22,92539.11.9+1,960
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,49414.015.7--------
Has internet access at home9,80491.988.46,54187.44.8+3,263
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,37831.726.62,38131.81.6+997

City of Casey

economic profile