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King Island Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

2.6% of the resident workforce of the King Island 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 King Island 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
King Island Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons21100.0100.028100.0100.0-7
Males1361.958.01864.352.0-5
Females628.642.0725.048.0-1
Unemployment rate--2.67.0--3.293.6-0.6%
Age structure
15 - 24 years942.935.1414.32.4+5
25 - 54 years1047.650.21035.73.6--
55 - 64 years523.813.21139.30.8-6
65 years and over001.50--0.1--
Looking for
Full-time work1990.558.71967.94.3--
Part-time work628.641.3414.32.5+2
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree0011.10--0.6--
Advanced diploma or diploma005.90--0.3--
Certificate level314.323.40--1.5+3
No qualifications1990.555.81657.14.1+3
Highest level of schooling
Year 121466.742.8725.02.5+7
Year 110012.60--0.8--
Under Year 10942.942.31450.03.3-5
Education institute attending
Not Attending22104.874.02071.45.2+2
University008.30--0.4--
TAFE006.70--0.5--
Other001.60--0.1--
Secondary school007.5310.70.4-3
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.50--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies006.7310.70.4-3
Architecture and Building002.70--0.2--
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies001.90--0.1--
Health002.20--0.1--
Education001.70--0.1--
Management and Commerce008.10--0.5--
Society and Culture007.30--0.4--
Creative Arts002.30--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services003.70--0.3--
Mixed Field Programmes000.30--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home008.50--0.5--
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016005.0--------
Has internet access at home1676.281.01760.75.1-1
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)628.627.5517.92.0+1

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