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Gladstone Regional Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

11.1% of the resident workforce of Gladstone Regional Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.6% in Queensland.

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 Gladstone Regional Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Gladstone Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,365100.0100.01,332100.0100.0+2,033
Unemployment rate--11.17.6--4.593.9+6.6%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years93927.935.644833.62.4+491
25 - 54 years1,96458.450.874856.23.4+1,216
55 - 64 years43212.811.91319.80.6+301
65 years and over331.01.7110.80.1+22
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,48473.860.187365.54.0+1,611
Part-time work88226.239.945834.42.4+424
Bachelor or higher degree2186.513.7826.20.7+136
Advanced diploma or diploma1835.48.1675.00.4+116
Certificate level1,15334.324.627620.71.4+877
No qualifications1,69750.450.483062.33.6+867
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,48844.254.349437.13.1+994
Year 1143412.911.518113.60.8+253
Under Year 101,37740.932.262246.72.4+755
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending2,83084.173.81,10082.65.0+1,730
Secondary school1675.07.1785.90.4+89
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences160.51.460.50.1+10
Information Technology230.71.9181.40.1+5
Engineering and Related Technologies55716.68.3876.50.4+470
Architecture and Building1705.12.9453.40.2+125
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies401.21.2161.20.1+24
Management and Commerce3199.511.81078.00.6+212
Society and Culture1384.17.3584.40.4+80
Creative Arts300.92.490.70.1+21
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1143.44.1453.40.2+69
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2497.417.4896.70.9+160
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161574.78.6--------
Has internet access at home2,85084.785.61,05479.15.2+1,796
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,20335.829.642932.22.0+774

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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