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City of Darebin

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Darebin were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.4% in Victoria.

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 City of Darebin go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Darebin20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons4,2046.25.43,9346.65.4+270
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,46234.835.71,25331.934.3+209
25 - 54 years2,40357.253.82,34259.555.6+61
55 - 64 years2997.19.42917.49.3+8
65 years and over401.01.1481.20.8-8
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,29454.657.12,32159.061.1-27
Part-time work1,91045.442.91,61341.038.9+297
Bachelor or higher degree1,06625.418.275919.313.9+307
Advanced diploma or diploma3779.07.63007.66.7+77
Certificate level62614.917.347912.215.6+147
No qualifications1,93246.052.32,15654.860.2-224
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122,91969.454.52,27757.946.6+642
Year 113779.012.144511.313.6-68
Under Year 1063815.223.588122.430.1-243
Still attending1433.46.71303.35.6+13
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,65486.986.7--------
$600 to $1,2492866.87.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 761.82.0--------
$2,000 or more 641.51.4--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1,90545.333.01,84947.030.5+56
Has broadband internet access at home3,05472.675.91,66142.244.8+1,393
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)89521.327.184521.528.1+50

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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