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City of Casey

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

5.9% of the local labour force of the City of Casey were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.5% in Greater Melbourne.

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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Casey20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons7,5165.95.55,7165.45.3+1,800
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,91438.835.82,06236.134.4+852
25 - 54 years3,94852.554.43,16455.455.5+784
55 - 64 years5767.78.84568.09.2+120
65 years and over781.01.1340.60.9+44
Looking for--------------
Full-time work4,39558.556.03,57362.559.6+822
Part-time work3,12141.544.02,14337.540.4+978
Bachelor or higher degree90312.021.24277.516.2+476
Advanced diploma or diploma5817.78.33616.37.4+220
Certificate level1,38218.415.593716.413.9+445
No qualifications4,22856.350.63,55262.157.6+676
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123,61048.060.32,30040.252.1+1,310
Year 1198713.110.679613.912.3+191
Under Year 101,93125.719.51,92933.725.3+2
Still attending6739.06.54317.55.7+242
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5996,56087.386.3--------
$600 to $1,2495587.47.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 921.22.2--------
$2,000 or more 490.71.6--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2,92638.940.51,89033.139.0+1,036
Has broadband internet access at home6,06080.679.02,77048.549.5+3,290
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,38831.826.11,97234.526.5+416

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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