Cradle Coast Region

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Circular Head Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.9% of the resident workforce of the Circular Head Council area 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 Circular Head Council area 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
Circular Head Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons185100.0100.0182100.0100.0+3
Males11059.558.09753.352.0+13
Females7238.942.08647.348.0-14
Unemployment rate--4.97.0--4.893.6+0.1%
Age structure
15 - 24 years5529.735.14826.42.4+7
25 - 54 years8043.250.210054.93.6-20
55 - 64 years3619.513.22915.90.8+7
65 years and over73.81.50--0.1+7
Looking for
Full-time work11361.158.712669.24.3-13
Part-time work6836.841.35530.22.5+13
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree94.911.142.20.6+5
Advanced diploma or diploma42.25.942.20.3--
Certificate level3820.523.43720.31.5+1
No qualifications12165.455.812870.34.1-7
Highest level of schooling
Year 124926.542.84122.52.5+8
Year 112211.912.62513.70.8-3
Under Year 1010456.242.310859.33.3-4
Education institute attending
Not Attending16287.674.015484.65.2+8
University31.68.30--0.4+3
TAFE94.96.7116.00.5-2
Other42.21.631.60.1+1
Secondary school007.584.40.4-8
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.50--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies126.56.7116.00.4+1
Architecture and Building31.62.794.90.2-6
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies63.21.931.60.1+3
Health002.242.20.1-4
Education001.70--0.1--
Management and Commerce115.98.1158.20.5-4
Society and Culture126.57.342.20.4+8
Creative Arts002.30--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services94.93.763.30.3+3
Mixed Field Programmes000.30--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home73.88.584.40.5-1
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201673.85.0--------
Has internet access at home12768.681.013373.15.1-6
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6133.027.56736.82.0-6

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