City of Darebin

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Darebin were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics
City of Darebin20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons5,438100.0100.04,187100.0100.0+1,251
Unemployment rate--7.26.6--6.294.6+1.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,78232.835.21,46435.02.0+318
25 - 54 years3,13557.652.52,40457.43.1+731
55 - 64 years4658.610.72866.80.5+179
65 years and over500.91.5280.70.1+22
Looking for
Full-time work2,75950.753.32,28854.63.3+471
Part-time work2,67449.246.71,89945.42.5+775
Bachelor or higher degree1,67230.722.21,04925.11.0+623
Advanced diploma or diploma4989.28.63819.10.4+117
Certificate level80614.818.362915.01.0+177
No qualifications2,31142.547.91,94046.33.0+371
Highest level of schooling
Year 124,03574.261.62,93470.13.1+1,101
Year 114628.512.13939.40.8+69
Under Year 1081915.123.974417.81.6+75
Education institute attending
Not Attending3,42863.067.52,67363.84.0+755
Secondary school2725.07.41493.60.4+123
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1633.02.0902.10.1+73
Information Technology2093.83.21202.90.2+89
Engineering and Related Technologies3716.87.02495.90.3+122
Architecture and Building1302.42.7872.10.1+43
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies400.71.0350.80.1+5
Management and Commerce74713.712.651012.20.6+237
Society and Culture4758.77.93317.90.4+144
Creative Arts3165.83.42445.80.2+72
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1693.13.51533.70.2+16
Mixed Field Programmes90.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,49645.938.21,90545.51.9+591
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,14821.115.7--------
Has internet access at home4,64885.588.43,37680.64.8+1,272
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,19121.926.689521.41.6+296

City of Darebin

economic profile