City of Charles Sturt

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.1% of the resident workforce of the City of Charles Sturt were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.5% in South Australia.

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 Charles Sturt 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 Charles Sturt20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,961100.0100.02,891100.0100.0+1,070
Unemployment rate--7.17.5--5.694.3+1.5%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,29332.634.31,00434.72.2+289
25 - 54 years2,13353.952.91,60855.63.3+525
55 - 64 years48712.311.62609.00.6+227
65 years and over461.21.3190.70.1+27
Looking for
Full-time work2,22556.258.61,75260.63.7+473
Part-time work1,73743.941.41,14139.52.4+596
Bachelor or higher degree77719.615.645715.80.8+320
Advanced diploma or diploma2907.36.51926.60.3+98
Certificate level82120.723.052418.11.3+297
No qualifications1,93949.051.71,58354.83.5+356
Highest level of schooling
Year 122,28457.750.71,48851.52.7+796
Year 1171218.020.355619.21.3+156
Under Year 1087422.126.476126.31.9+113
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,73469.070.72,05571.14.4+679
Secondary school3318.48.11876.50.4+144
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences832.11.8511.80.1+32
Information Technology992.52.1592.00.1+40
Engineering and Related Technologies3178.08.21725.90.4+145
Architecture and Building1082.72.6662.30.2+42
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies381.01.3361.20.1+2
Management and Commerce46211.710.429310.10.6+169
Society and Culture3258.27.61936.70.4+132
Creative Arts872.22.2702.40.1+17
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1423.63.6973.40.2+45
Mixed Field Programmes30.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1,44436.524.197833.81.2+466
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201651913.110.8--------
Has internet access at home3,45987.385.32,31980.24.8+1,140
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,05126.528.075025.91.7+301

City of Charles Sturt

economic profile