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Town of Victoria Park

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.6% of the resident workforce of Town of Victoria Park 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 Town of Victoria Park go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Town of Victoria Park20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,656100.0100.0962100.0100.0+694
Unemployment rate--8.68.1--5.44.8+3.2%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years50930.732.037739.238.1+132
25 - 54 years95557.755.051353.352.1+442
55 - 64 years1649.911.2666.98.5+98
65 years and over261.61.8151.61.3+11
Looking for--------------
Full-time work93656.559.349651.657.6+440
Part-time work71843.440.747048.942.4+248
Bachelor or higher degree53432.219.424325.315.2+291
Advanced diploma or diploma1519.18.5959.97.2+56
Certificate level28617.322.112713.219.0+159
No qualifications64939.246.945046.854.0+199
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,20272.658.266168.752.8+541
Year 111529.212.5929.613.9+60
Under Year 1027116.427.518519.230.5+86
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,06464.372.456758.972.1+497
Secondary school513.16.5384.05.7+13
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences674.02.2252.61.8+42
Information Technology422.52.1323.32.0+10
Engineering and Related Technologies22013.311.9757.87.1+145
Architecture and Building543.33.7303.13.3+24
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies120.70.9111.11.0+1
Management and Commerce24514.811.710911.39.9+136
Society and Culture1438.66.5636.55.8+80
Creative Arts664.02.4303.12.5+36
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services472.83.2323.33.3+15
Mixed Field Programmes80.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home70142.327.441743.323.2+284
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201643226.114.2--------
Has internet access at home1,43086.489.575578.584.0+675
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)36221.930.419520.328.7+167

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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