City of Fremantle

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.4% of the resident workforce of the City of Fremantle were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.8% in Western Australia.

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 Fremantle 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
City of Fremantle20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,111100.0100.0697100.0100.0+414
Unemployment rate--7.47.8--5.095.3+2.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years26223.631.120329.11.8+59
25 - 54 years65659.055.339156.12.6+265
55 - 64 years16815.111.89513.60.4+73
65 years and over211.91.881.10.1+13
Looking for
Full-time work66860.160.740558.13.0+263
Part-time work44039.639.329642.52.0+144
Bachelor or higher degree29326.417.313719.70.7+156
Advanced diploma or diploma11710.58.1527.50.3+65
Certificate level22220.023.013319.11.0+89
No qualifications43639.248.434249.12.7+94
Highest level of schooling
Year 1268761.854.638955.82.4+298
Year 1111710.513.28812.60.7+29
Under Year 1028225.430.219928.61.7+83
Education institute attending
Not Attending83274.974.648970.23.7+343
Secondary school585.26.2223.20.3+36
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences292.62.0101.40.1+19
Information Technology191.71.9111.60.1+8
Engineering and Related Technologies15914.311.7639.00.4+96
Architecture and Building433.93.7273.90.2+16
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies222.01.2131.90.1+9
Management and Commerce898.010.8578.20.5+32
Society and Culture1099.86.2426.00.3+67
Creative Arts585.22.2415.90.1+17
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services312.83.1142.00.2+17
Mixed Field Programmes40.40.20--0.0+4
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home19817.824.811516.51.0+83
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161039.312.6--------
Has internet access at home90481.486.952475.23.9+380
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23521.230.916223.21.5+73

City of Fremantle

economic profile