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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.9% of the resident workforce of Murchison - Burnie Economic Region 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 Murchison - Burnie Economic Region go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Hobart %Number%Greater Hobart %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,632100.0100.01,544100.0100.0+88
Males97159.557.986556.058.2+106
Females66840.942.169044.741.8-22
Unemployment rate--7.96.4--7.15.7+0.8%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years48029.438.149632.138.9-16
25 - 54 years87253.449.984754.950.5+25
55 - 64 years23814.610.619612.79.8+42
65 years and over301.81.4151.01.0+15
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,08666.554.31,04067.460.6+46
Part-time work55433.945.951233.239.4+42
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree684.216.2634.113.5+5
Advanced diploma or diploma734.56.1573.74.9+16
Certificate level48129.520.835723.121.3+124
No qualifications92956.953.61,00064.855.8-71
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1251931.850.544528.844.8+74
Year 1122914.012.420113.012.6+28
Under Year 1084551.835.384254.540.3+3
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,36083.368.31,22079.072.6+140
University442.711.9422.79.2+2
TAFE835.17.31348.77.6-51
Other231.41.6322.11.8-9
Secondary school734.59.6825.36.6-9
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences140.92.3120.81.9+2
Information Technology201.22.8301.92.2-10
Engineering and Related Technologies17010.45.2956.26.3+75
Architecture and Building462.82.8412.72.9+5
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies311.91.7432.81.6-12
Health271.72.6231.51.6+4
Education161.01.7151.01.7+1
Management and Commerce925.69.6905.88.6+2
Society and Culture1177.28.4674.36.6+50
Creative Arts281.72.6221.42.4+6
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services633.93.1583.84.0+5
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.200.00.10
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home422.613.2432.810.8-1
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016201.27.7--------
Has internet access at home1,28578.784.11,14974.478.9+136
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)54133.126.153034.327.9+11

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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