City of Gosnells

Characteristics of the unemployed

9.7% of the resident workforce of the City of Gosnells were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.8% in Western Australia.

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 Gosnells 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 Gosnells20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons5,717100.0100.02,945100.0100.0+2,772
Unemployment rate--9.77.8--5.595.3+4.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,80231.531.11,12338.11.8+679
25 - 54 years3,29757.755.31,53352.12.6+1,764
55 - 64 years5519.611.82518.50.4+300
65 years and over661.21.8361.20.1+30
Looking for
Full-time work3,54662.060.71,79861.13.0+1,748
Part-time work2,17138.039.31,14438.82.0+1,027
Bachelor or higher degree96216.817.333811.50.7+624
Advanced diploma or diploma4217.48.11776.00.3+244
Certificate level1,28322.423.058820.01.0+695
No qualifications2,86850.248.41,71758.32.7+1,151
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,16455.354.61,34845.82.4+1,816
Year 1170612.313.242614.50.7+280
Under Year 101,71229.930.21,06736.21.7+645
Education institute attending
Not Attending4,21073.674.62,22975.73.7+1,981
Secondary school3856.76.21625.50.3+223
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1061.92.0451.50.1+61
Information Technology1512.61.9531.80.1+98
Engineering and Related Technologies71512.511.71986.70.4+517
Architecture and Building1622.83.7742.50.2+88
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies370.61.2220.70.1+15
Management and Commerce63511.110.82689.10.5+367
Society and Culture3456.06.21595.40.3+186
Creative Arts1061.92.2541.80.1+52
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1672.93.1963.30.2+71
Mixed Field Programmes120.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,21438.724.882127.91.0+1,393
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201691216.012.6--------
Has internet access at home5,13289.886.92,41181.93.9+2,721
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,81831.830.994632.11.5+872

City of Gosnells

economic profile