Griffith City

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.7% of the resident workforce of Griffith City were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

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 Griffith City 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
Griffith City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons583100.0100.0580100.0100.0+3
Unemployment rate--4.76.3--4.994.1-0.2%
Age structure
15 - 24 years18531.733.123841.02.1-53
25 - 54 years32756.152.929651.03.4+31
55 - 64 years6511.112.3356.00.7+30
65 years and over101.71.840.70.1+6
Looking for
Full-time work37364.055.035961.93.7+14
Part-time work21336.545.021637.22.5-3
Bachelor or higher degree366.220.4335.71.0+3
Advanced diploma or diploma244.18.2264.50.5-2
Certificate level11119.018.410518.11.1+6
No qualifications37965.049.636863.43.3+11
Highest level of schooling
Year 1219733.857.118231.43.2+15
Year 117112.28.25810.00.5+13
Under Year 1027547.232.331253.82.4-37
Education institute attending
Not Attending46379.470.443775.34.5+26
Secondary school315.36.3284.80.3+3
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences81.41.761.00.1+2
Information Technology50.
Engineering and Related Technologies325.56.8152.60.4+17
Architecture and Building183.12.3183.10.2--
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies132.21.1122.10.1+1
Management and Commerce356.013.5508.60.8-15
Society and Culture244.17.1203.40.4+4
Creative Arts40.73.0101.70.2-6
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services162.
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home17429.835.516528.41.9+9
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20167112.212.9--------
Has internet access at home39667.985.937564.75.1+21
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)16027.427.518131.21.8-21

Griffith City

economic profile