Clarence Valley Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

9.0% of the resident workforce of Clarence Valley Council area were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% 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 Clarence Valley Council area 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
Clarence Valley Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,740100.0100.01,738100.0100.0+2
Unemployment rate--9.06.3--8.994.1+0.1%
Age structure
15 - 24 years54431.333.154831.52.1-4
25 - 54 years87250.152.992353.13.4-51
55 - 64 years29817.112.324514.10.7+53
65 years and over281.61.8191.10.1+9
Looking for
Full-time work1,08962.655.01,10663.63.7-17
Part-time work64937.345.063136.32.5+18
Bachelor or higher degree975.620.4814.71.0+16
Advanced diploma or diploma1196.88.2764.40.5+43
Certificate level53931.018.448628.01.1+53
No qualifications90351.949.61,01958.63.3-116
Highest level of schooling
Year 1257933.357.146726.93.2+112
Year 1120311.78.217810.20.5+25
Under Year 1091852.832.31,04560.12.4-127
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,33876.970.41,29274.34.5+46
Secondary school985.66.31086.20.3-10
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences160.91.7130.70.1+3
Information Technology261.53.0291.70.2-3
Engineering and Related Technologies1408.06.8925.30.4+48
Architecture and Building663.82.3764.40.2-10
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies342.01.1402.30.1-6
Management and Commerce1468.413.51357.80.8+11
Society and Culture1287.47.1965.50.4+32
Creative Arts442.53.0160.90.2+28
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services714.13.2694.00.2+2
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home523.035.5543.11.9-2
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016251.412.9--------
Has internet access at home1,39780.385.91,30775.25.1+90
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)51329.527.558333.51.8-70

Clarence Valley Council

economic profile