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City of Armadale

Characteristics of the unemployed

9.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Armadale 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 Armadale go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current area:
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Resident workers key statistics
City of Armadale20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,657100.0100.01,706100.0100.0+1,951
Males1,92452.655.290853.254.7+1,016
Females1,72547.244.879446.545.3+931
Unemployment rate--9.27.8--5.495.3+3.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,12230.731.166438.91.8+458
25 - 54 years2,10057.455.389152.22.6+1,209
55 - 64 years38110.411.81337.80.4+248
65 years and over471.31.8160.90.1+31
Looking for
Full-time work2,36864.860.71,13266.43.0+1,236
Part-time work1,28835.239.357533.72.0+713
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree46912.817.31197.00.7+350
Advanced diploma or diploma2857.88.1925.40.3+193
Certificate level89124.423.041124.11.0+480
No qualifications1,89051.748.41,02660.12.7+864
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,76748.354.664637.92.4+1,121
Year 1150913.913.231018.20.7+199
Under Year 101,32136.130.271041.61.7+611
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,84977.974.61,36179.83.7+1,488
University2506.810.2905.30.5+160
TAFE2196.05.81076.30.3+112
Other882.42.1140.80.1+74
Secondary school2035.66.2865.00.3+117
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences501.42.0160.90.1+34
Information Technology722.01.9251.50.1+47
Engineering and Related Technologies40010.911.71166.80.4+284
Architecture and Building1163.23.7573.30.2+59
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies351.01.2221.30.1+13
Health1223.33.4362.10.1+86
Education782.12.1321.90.1+46
Management and Commerce39810.910.81277.40.5+271
Society and Culture2165.96.2955.60.3+121
Creative Arts541.52.2372.20.1+17
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1002.73.1593.50.2+41
Mixed Field Programmes80.20.230.20.0+5
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home83222.824.817110.01.0+661
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201640511.112.6--------
Has internet access at home3,20687.786.91,37080.33.9+1,836
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,31235.930.955632.61.5+756

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