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Circular Head Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.9% of the resident workforce of Circular Head Council area 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 Circular Head Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Circular Head Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons185100.0100.0182100.0100.0+3
Males11059.557.99753.358.2+13
Females7238.942.18647.341.8-14
Unemployment rate--4.96.4--4.85.7+0.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5529.738.14826.438.9+7
25 - 54 years8043.249.910054.950.5-20
55 - 64 years3619.510.62915.99.8+7
65 years and over73.81.400.01.0+7
Looking for--------------
Full-time work11361.154.312669.260.6-13
Part-time work6836.845.95530.239.4+13
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree94.916.242.213.5+5
Advanced diploma or diploma42.26.142.24.90
Certificate level3820.520.83720.321.3+1
No qualifications12165.453.612870.355.8-7
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 124926.550.54122.544.8+8
Year 112211.912.42513.712.6-3
Under Year 1010456.235.310859.340.3-4
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending16287.668.315484.672.6+8
University31.611.900.09.2+3
TAFE94.97.3116.07.6-2
Other42.21.631.61.8+1
Secondary school00.09.684.46.6-8
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.02.300.01.90
Information Technology00.02.800.02.20
Engineering and Related Technologies126.55.2116.06.3+1
Architecture and Building31.62.894.92.9-6
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies63.21.731.61.6+3
Health00.02.642.21.6-4
Education00.01.700.01.70
Management and Commerce115.99.6158.28.6-4
Society and Culture126.58.442.26.6+8
Creative Arts00.02.600.02.40
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services94.93.163.34.0+3
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.200.00.10
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home73.813.284.410.8-1
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201673.87.7--------
Has internet access at home12768.684.113373.178.9-6
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6133.026.16736.827.9-6

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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