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Cradle Coast Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.9% of the resident workforce of the Cradle Coast Region were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.4% 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.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Cradle Coast Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,4126.96.43,7697.96.6-357
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,09132.034.81,16731.034.2-76
25 - 54 years1,89255.552.62,13156.554.4-239
55 - 64 years41312.111.747112.510.8-58
65 years and over160.50.900.00.6+16
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,27766.763.32,61769.465.1-340
Part-time work1,13533.336.71,15230.634.9-17
Bachelor or higher degree1303.89.31243.37.0+6
Advanced diploma or diploma1464.34.71433.83.8+3
Certificate level78823.121.765417.416.2+134
No qualifications2,21264.860.02,61869.566.8-406
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1294727.836.679721.130.9+150
Year 1140812.010.941611.011.0-8
Under Year 101,82253.444.32,28560.649.5-463
Still attending1654.85.61514.05.3+14
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,12391.589.9--------
$600 to $1,2492086.16.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 110.31.0--------
$2,000 or more 70.20.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home682.06.7772.04.9-9
Has broadband internet access at home2,20164.564.989823.827.9+1,303
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,10832.529.81,33435.431.3-226

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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