City of Glen Eira

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.8% of the resident workforce of the City of Glen Eira 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 Glen Eira 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 Glen Eira20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons4,279100.0100.03,218100.0100.0+1,061
Unemployment rate--5.86.6--4.694.6+1.1%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,43633.635.21,10034.22.0+336
25 - 54 years2,31954.252.51,73653.93.1+583
55 - 64 years4209.810.732510.10.5+95
65 years and over962.21.5561.70.1+40
Looking for
Full-time work2,05548.053.31,68552.43.3+370
Part-time work2,22051.946.71,53447.72.5+686
Bachelor or higher degree1,77041.422.21,17536.51.0+595
Advanced diploma or diploma4049.48.632510.10.4+79
Certificate level43110.118.335811.11.0+73
No qualifications1,59037.247.91,24138.63.0+349
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,39879.461.62,45776.43.1+941
Year 113227.512.12728.50.8+50
Under Year 1050711.823.943913.61.6+68
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,71063.367.52,11565.74.0+595
Secondary school2746.47.41875.80.4+87
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1493.52.0842.60.1+65
Information Technology2576.03.21946.00.2+63
Engineering and Related Technologies3137.37.01875.80.3+126
Architecture and Building912.12.7782.40.1+13
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies280.71.0150.50.1+13
Management and Commerce78718.412.656917.70.6+218
Society and Culture3738.77.92357.30.4+138
Creative Arts2195.13.41574.90.2+62
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1042.43.5872.70.2+17
Mixed Field Programmes70.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1,89344.238.21,33441.51.9+559
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201698222.915.7--------
Has internet access at home3,96592.788.42,93491.24.8+1,031
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,04624.426.677124.01.6+275

City of Glen Eira

economic profile