Coffs Harbour City Council

economic profile

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Coffs Harbour City

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.3% of the resident workforce of Coffs Harbour City 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 Coffs Harbour City go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Resident workers key statistics
Coffs Harbour City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons2,343100.0100.02,533100.0100.0-190
Males1,30555.752.91,44957.253.4-144
Females1,03744.347.11,08242.746.6-45
Unemployment rate--7.36.3--8.394.1-1.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years78233.433.182232.52.1-40
25 - 54 years1,18250.452.91,33552.73.4-153
55 - 64 years34514.712.334013.40.7+5
65 years and over361.51.8361.40.1--
Looking for
Full-time work1,37158.555.01,57662.23.7-205
Part-time work97141.445.095437.72.5+17
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree2219.420.41897.51.0+32
Advanced diploma or diploma1938.28.21827.20.5+11
Certificate level63727.218.464625.51.1-9
No qualifications1,18650.649.61,40955.63.3-223
Highest level of schooling
Year 1293339.857.190835.83.2+25
Year 1127311.78.227010.70.5+3
Under Year 101,07645.932.31,28550.72.4-209
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,73774.170.41,87474.04.5-137
University1165.012.81034.10.7+13
TAFE2269.66.627410.80.5-48
Other602.62.6582.30.1+2
Secondary school1657.06.31596.30.3+6
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences271.21.7150.60.1+12
Information Technology401.73.0391.50.2+1
Engineering and Related Technologies1476.36.81485.80.4-1
Architecture and Building763.22.31134.50.2-37
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies572.41.1481.90.1+9
Health833.53.2612.40.2+22
Education612.62.0662.60.1-5
Management and Commerce24310.413.52188.60.8+25
Society and Culture1687.27.11475.80.4+21
Creative Arts582.53.0411.60.2+17
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services954.13.21224.80.2-27
Mixed Field Programmes000.240.20.0-4
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2048.735.52248.81.9-20
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161004.312.9--------
Has internet access at home1,94282.985.91,99378.75.1-51
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)68229.127.578230.91.8-100

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