Goondiwindi Regional Council

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.7% of the resident workforce of Goondiwindi Regional Council were unemployed in 2016, 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 Goondiwindi Regional Council 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
Goondiwindi Regional Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons187100.0100.0156100.0100.0+31
Unemployment rate--3.77.6--3.093.9+0.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years5730.535.64730.12.4+10
25 - 54 years10053.550.89158.33.4+9
55 - 64 years2513.411.91710.90.6+8
65 years and over001.70--0.1--
Looking for
Full-time work12064.260.19963.54.0+21
Part-time work6635.339.95635.92.4+10
Bachelor or higher degree105.313.753.20.7+5
Advanced diploma or diploma84.
Certificate level4121.924.63220.51.4+9
No qualifications11863.150.410164.73.6+17
Highest level of schooling
Year 126333.754.35334.03.1+10
Year 11137.011.5149.00.8-1
Under Year 109952.932.27850.02.4+21
Education institute attending
Not Attending15482.473.814190.45.0+13
Secondary school63.
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.40--0.1--
Information Technology001.90--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies189.68.353.20.4+13
Architecture and Building42.12.963.80.2-2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies73.
Management and Commerce158.011.895.80.6+6
Society and Culture31.67.353.20.4-2
Creative Arts002.431.90.1-3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services004.10--0.2--
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home52.717.463.80.9-1
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201642.18.6--------
Has internet access at home14678.185.610869.25.2+38
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6233.229.65635.92.0+6

Goondiwindi Regional Council

economic profile