Cradle Coast Region

economic profile

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Cradle Coast Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.7% of the resident workforce of the Cradle Coast Region were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.0% in Tasmania.

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 Cradle Coast Region go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current area:
Current benchmark:
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Resident workers key statistics
Cradle Coast Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,676100.0100.03,433100.0100.0+243
Males2,16058.858.01,95456.952.0+206
Females1,51541.242.01,49443.548.0+21
Unemployment rate--7.77.0--7.093.6+0.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,16331.635.11,09832.02.4+65
25 - 54 years1,88651.350.21,89155.13.6-5
55 - 64 years54514.813.243312.60.8+112
65 years and over661.81.5260.80.1+40
Looking for
Full-time work2,38064.758.72,28266.54.3+98
Part-time work1,29635.341.31,16133.82.5+135
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree1804.911.11504.40.6+30
Advanced diploma or diploma1784.85.91444.20.3+34
Certificate level1,05028.623.477322.51.5+277
No qualifications2,08256.655.82,21064.44.1-128
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,15031.342.895127.72.5+199
Year 1150213.712.641112.00.8+91
Under Year 101,91852.242.31,96357.23.3-45
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,99881.674.02,75480.25.2+244
University932.58.3822.40.4+11
TAFE2236.16.72988.70.5-75
Other541.51.6531.50.1+1
Secondary school2035.57.51765.10.4+27
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences371.01.5150.40.1+22
Information Technology601.62.1611.80.1-1
Engineering and Related Technologies3429.36.72286.60.4+114
Architecture and Building982.72.7932.70.2+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies822.21.9702.00.1+12
Health772.12.2541.60.1+23
Education481.31.7381.10.1+10
Management and Commerce2416.68.12096.10.5+32
Society and Culture2717.47.31474.30.4+124
Creative Arts551.52.3411.20.1+14
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1514.13.71243.60.3+27
Mixed Field Programmes90.20.30--0.0+9
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home952.68.5812.40.5+14
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016431.25.0--------
Has internet access at home2,94780.281.02,54674.25.1+401
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,15031.327.51,11632.52.0+34

Cradle Coast Region

economic profile