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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Characteristics of the unemployed

15.5% of the resident workforce of Developing East Arnhem Limited area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.0% in RDA Northern Territory.

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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Developing East Arnhem Limited area20162011Change
NameNumber%RDA Northern Territory %Number%RDA Northern Territory %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons554100.0100.0549100.0100.0+5
Males30254.555.332258.753.7-20
Females25345.744.823342.446.3+20
Unemployment rate--15.57.0--11.494.7+4.0%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years15327.629.617031.01.9-17
25 - 54 years37768.160.235464.53.2+23
55 - 64 years183.28.5203.60.4-2
65 years and over00.01.661.10.1-6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work38870.071.847286.04.0-84
Part-time work16229.228.37112.91.6+91
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree112.08.9122.20.4-1
Advanced diploma or diploma50.94.371.30.2-2
Certificate level519.217.55610.20.9-5
No qualifications39571.361.644681.23.7-51
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1215528.033.59918.01.5+56
Year 1111420.615.17112.90.9+43
Under Year 1024544.246.636566.52.9-120
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending48988.384.550992.74.8-20
University50.94.830.50.2+2
TAFE00.02.350.90.1-5
Other00.01.2193.50.1-19
Secondary school193.44.7132.40.3+6
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.500.00.00
Information Technology00.01.000.00.00
Engineering and Related Technologies91.66.2122.20.3-3
Architecture and Building50.92.730.50.1+2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies00.01.650.90.1-5
Health30.52.540.70.1-1
Education61.11.871.30.1-1
Management and Commerce91.66.0122.20.3-3
Society and Culture132.34.8183.30.2-5
Creative Arts40.71.230.50.1+1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services91.62.230.50.1+6
Mixed Field Programmes30.50.200.00.0+3
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home51993.755.750091.12.7+19
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201650.97.9--------
Has internet access at home26247.360.012522.82.6+137
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)37467.546.539271.42.5-18

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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