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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.6% of the resident workforce of Waratah-Wynyard 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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Waratah-Wynyard Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons438100.0100.0422100.0100.0+16
Males25658.457.923555.758.2+21
Females18842.942.119345.741.8-5
Unemployment rate--7.66.4--6.95.7+0.6%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12027.438.114133.438.9-21
25 - 54 years22751.849.923054.550.5-3
55 - 64 years8619.610.64911.69.8+37
65 years and over81.81.440.91.0+4
Looking for--------------
Full-time work28264.454.326663.060.6+16
Part-time work16036.545.915937.739.4+1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree214.816.2204.713.5+1
Advanced diploma or diploma225.06.1102.44.9+12
Certificate level13831.520.810625.121.3+32
No qualifications22050.253.627765.655.8-57
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1214733.650.512228.944.8+25
Year 116314.412.45713.512.6+6
Under Year 1021950.035.322152.440.3-2
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending36382.968.333078.272.6+33
University112.511.9122.89.2-1
TAFE173.97.34310.27.6-26
Other51.11.6133.11.8-8
Secondary school225.09.6235.56.6-1
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences51.12.392.11.9-4
Information Technology30.72.892.12.2-6
Engineering and Related Technologies5612.85.2225.26.3+34
Architecture and Building153.42.8102.42.9+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies112.51.7112.61.60
Health112.52.681.91.6+3
Education30.71.730.71.70
Management and Commerce276.29.6225.28.6+5
Society and Culture306.88.4174.06.6+13
Creative Arts81.82.640.92.4+4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services184.13.1225.24.0-4
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.200.00.10
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home92.113.230.710.8+6
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.07.7--------
Has internet access at home37585.684.132777.578.9+48
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)16136.826.113532.027.9+26

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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