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King Island Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

2.1% of the resident workforce of King Island Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.7% 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 King Island Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
King Island Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons182.15.7----5.9--
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years00.038.8----38.7--
25 - 54 years1161.150.4----51.7--
55 - 64 years738.99.9----9.1--
65 years and over00.00.9----0.4--
Looking for--------------
Full-time work18100.060.6----61.5--
Part-time work00.039.4----38.5--
Bachelor or higher degree00.013.5----10.2--
Advanced diploma or diploma00.04.9----4.4--
Certificate level316.721.3----15.1--
No qualifications18100.055.8----64.1--
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 12422.244.5----38.3--
Year 1100.010.9----10.8--
Under Year 101794.435.9----39.9--
Still attending527.86.4----7.6--
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59918100.088.9--------
$600 to $1,24900.07.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.2--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.010.7----7.5--
Has broadband internet access at home1477.868.6----32.8--
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)422.228.0----29.1--

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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