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Burnie City

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.9% of the resident workforce of Burnie City were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.4% in Greater Hobart.

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 Burnie City go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Burnie City20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons746100.0100.0746100.0100.00
Unemployment rate--8.96.4--8.55.7+0.3%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years25434.038.125233.838.9+2
25 - 54 years40754.649.941155.150.5-4
55 - 64 years679.010.68211.09.8-15
65 years and over111.51.470.91.0+4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work47363.454.349766.660.6-24
Part-time work27336.645.925434.039.4+19
Bachelor or higher degree283.816.2334.413.5-5
Advanced diploma or diploma324.36.1375.04.9-5
Certificate level23331.220.817423.321.3+59
No qualifications43858.753.647163.155.8-33
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1224232.450.523331.244.8+9
Year 1111114.912.410313.812.6+8
Under Year 1038351.335.339653.140.3-13
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending58478.368.356876.172.6+16
Secondary school516.89.6456.06.6+6
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences91.22.330.41.9+6
Information Technology111.52.8152.02.2-4
Engineering and Related Technologies709.45.2476.36.3+23
Architecture and Building202.72.8192.52.9+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies70.91.7222.91.6-15
Management and Commerce476.39.6476.38.60
Society and Culture597.98.4334.46.6+26
Creative Arts121.62.6131.72.4-1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services324.33.1273.64.0+5
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home222.913.2263.510.8-4
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016131.77.7--------
Has internet access at home59679.984.156075.178.9+36
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23431.426.127536.927.9-41

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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