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Upper Lachlan Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

2.8% of the local labour force of Upper Lachlan Shire 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 Upper Lachlan Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Upper Lachlan Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1022.86.11243.77.0-22
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3736.335.23326.633.1+4
25 - 54 years5049.052.56955.655.5-19
55 - 64 years1514.711.12217.710.7-7
65 years and over00.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work4948.061.38266.165.1-33
Part-time work5352.038.74233.934.9+11
Bachelor or higher degree76.97.786.55.4-1
Advanced diploma or diploma1211.85.543.24.5+8
Certificate level2221.623.62520.220.5-3
No qualifications6361.858.08064.562.5-17
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122726.534.24133.128.4-14
Year 11109.88.7129.78.2-2
Under Year 106058.848.27358.955.6-13
Still attending1110.
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5999391.289.4--------
$600 to $1,24900.06.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.1--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home65.96.797.35.3-3
Has broadband internet access at home7674.566.32318.530.2+53
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3534.331.04032.332.7-5

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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