Glenelg Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.0% of the resident workforce of Glenelg Shire 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 Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons527100.0100.0457100.0100.0+70
Unemployment rate--6.06.6--4.994.6+1.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years17533.235.214231.12.0+33
25 - 54 years26349.952.525355.43.1+10
55 - 64 years8816.710.75411.80.5+34
65 years and over61.11.540.90.1+2
Looking for
Full-time work34866.053.327259.53.3+76
Part-time work17733.646.717738.72.5--
Bachelor or higher degree264.922.2183.91.0+8
Advanced diploma or diploma275.18.6132.80.4+14
Certificate level15128.718.312226.71.0+29
No qualifications30457.747.927760.63.0+27
Highest level of schooling
Year 1218334.761.613228.93.1+51
Year 1112123.012.19220.10.8+29
Under Year 1021440.623.922348.81.6-9
Education institute attending
Not Attending42781.067.535176.84.0+76
Secondary school224.27.4316.80.4-9
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences50.92.00--0.1+5
Information Technology003.230.70.2-3
Engineering and Related Technologies5510.47.04610.10.3+9
Architecture and Building214.02.7122.60.1+9
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies163.01.0143.10.1+2
Management and Commerce315.912.6337.20.6-2
Society and Culture244.67.9214.60.4+3
Creative Arts40.83.471.50.2-3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services152.83.581.80.2+7
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home173.238.2194.21.9-2
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016152.815.7--------
Has internet access at home42179.988.434274.84.8+79
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)15228.826.615734.41.6-5

Glenelg Shire

economic profile