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Glenelg Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.0% of the resident workforce of Glenelg Shire were unemployed in 2011, 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.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Glenelg Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons527100.0100.0457100.0100.0+70
Males30658.152.224854.353.4+58
Females22642.947.820845.546.6+18
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 work17733.646.717738.72.50
Qualifications--------------
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
University224.215.1153.30.7+7
TAFE275.15.6337.20.4-6
Other173.23.1122.60.2+5
Secondary school224.27.4316.80.4-9
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences50.92.000.00.1+5
Information Technology00.03.230.70.2-3
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
Health214.03.0163.50.1+5
Education101.92.200.00.1+10
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 Programmes00.00.200.00.00
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

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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