Federation Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.9% of the resident workforce of Federation Council area were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in NSW.

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 Federation Council area go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
Federation Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % NSWnumber%. % NSW2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons255100.0100.0248100.0100.0+7
Unemployment rate--4.96.3--4.694.1+0.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years7429.033.16727.02.1+7
25 - 54 years11745.952.913855.63.4-21
55 - 64 years5120.012.33714.90.7+14
65 years and over114.31.8114.40.1--
Looking for
Full-time work16263.555.015763.33.7+5
Part-time work9436.945.08634.72.5+8
Bachelor or higher degree135.120.4156.01.0-2
Advanced diploma or diploma155.
Certificate level6826.718.45321.41.1+15
No qualifications14054.949.616466.13.3-24
Highest level of schooling
Year 129035.357.16626.63.2+24
Year 113915.38.24518.10.5-6
Under Year 1012247.832.313052.42.4-8
Education institute attending
Not Attending21082.470.420482.34.5+6
Secondary school103.96.3124.80.3-2
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.731.20.1-3
Information Technology003.00--0.2--
Engineering and Related Technologies207.86.8208.10.4--
Architecture and Building72.72.362.40.2+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies52.
Management and Commerce218.213.5197.70.8+2
Society and Culture103.
Creative Arts31.23.00--0.2+3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services135.
Mixed Field Programmes41.60.20--0.0+4
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home103.935.531.21.9+7
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20160012.9--------
Has internet access at home19476.185.917771.45.1+17
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)7127.827.57630.61.8-5

Federation Council

economic profile