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City of Kalamunda

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.1% of the resident workforce of City of Kalamunda were unemployed in 2011, compared to 8.1% in Greater Perth.

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 City of Kalamunda go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
City of Kalamunda20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons2,074100.0100.01,034100.0100.0+1,040
Males1,12954.454.756054.252.1+569
Females94245.445.348046.447.9+462
Unemployment rate--7.18.1--3.74.8+3.4%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years64831.232.039237.938.1+256
25 - 54 years1,09552.855.053351.552.1+562
55 - 64 years27913.511.2928.98.5+187
65 years and over492.41.8181.71.3+31
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,26861.159.362460.357.6+644
Part-time work80738.940.741239.842.4+395
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree30214.619.411210.815.2+190
Advanced diploma or diploma1788.68.5827.97.2+96
Certificate level50124.222.119118.519.0+310
No qualifications1,04750.546.961259.254.0+435
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,06651.458.248046.452.8+586
Year 1130614.812.517617.013.9+130
Under Year 1066532.127.535934.730.5+306
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,61377.872.480477.872.1+809
University1607.711.7747.211.9+86
TAFE904.36.1656.36.7+25
Other331.62.2131.31.6+20
Secondary school1627.86.5747.25.7+88
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences422.02.2222.11.8+20
Information Technology422.02.1151.52.0+27
Engineering and Related Technologies26612.811.9827.97.1+184
Architecture and Building743.63.7212.03.3+53
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies271.30.9181.71.0+9
Health773.73.5212.02.6+56
Education472.32.1252.42.7+22
Management and Commerce1869.011.7898.69.9+97
Society and Culture1045.06.5535.15.8+51
Creative Arts422.02.4282.72.5+14
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services743.63.2222.13.3+52
Mixed Field Programmes30.10.200.00.2+3
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home32915.927.411411.023.2+215
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161527.314.2--------
Has internet access at home1,94193.689.591588.584.0+1,026
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)69433.530.431730.728.7+377

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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