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Hilltops Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.7% of the resident workforce of Hilltops Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.1% in Regional NSW.

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 Hilltops Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Hilltops Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons4575.76.14535.77.0+4
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years13930.435.212928.533.1+10
25 - 54 years26558.052.527159.855.5-6
55 - 64 years5311.611.15311.710.70
65 years and over00.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work28662.661.329966.065.1-13
Part-time work17137.438.715434.034.9+17
Bachelor or higher degree183.97.7143.15.4+4
Advanced diploma or diploma92.05.592.04.50
Certificate level10422.823.67717.020.5+27
No qualifications30065.658.031168.762.5-11
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1211024.134.210222.528.4+8
Year 11419.08.7327.18.2+9
Under Year 1026858.648.230066.255.6-32
Still attending306.66.2132.94.5+17
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59942693.289.4--------
$600 to $1,249173.76.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.1--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home286.16.7173.85.3+11
Has broadband internet access at home27259.566.311024.330.2+162
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)13930.431.015033.132.7-11

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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