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Central Coast Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.9% of the resident workforce of the Central Coast Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.9% 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 the Central Coast Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Central Coast Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons9,7306.95.99,2897.15.9+441
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3,65837.633.83,15734.032.8+501
25 - 54 years4,86550.054.65,07954.756.7-214
55 - 64 years1,04810.810.49039.79.7+145
65 years and over1591.61.21501.60.9+9
Looking for--------------
Full-time work6,05762.359.46,05765.262.90
Part-time work3,67337.740.63,23234.837.1+441
Bachelor or higher degree6797.016.54404.711.7+239
Advanced diploma or diploma6066.27.64144.55.9+192
Certificate level2,32223.918.22,04322.017.1+279
No qualifications5,59657.552.85,70661.458.4-110
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123,32734.250.72,51927.141.6+808
Year 118368.66.77558.17.0+81
Under Year 104,51746.434.35,14655.442.9-629
Still attending7788.05.35786.24.4+200
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5998,56288.087.2--------
$600 to $1,2496927.17.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1121.21.9--------
$2,000 or more 660.71.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home5545.731.03663.927.6+188
Has broadband internet access at home7,21674.273.93,52237.941.5+3,694
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,07631.628.83,17134.130.2-95

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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