Hobsons Bay City

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.5% of the resident workforce of Hobsons Bay City were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% in Victoria.

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 Hobsons Bay 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
Hobsons Bay City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons2,935100.0100.02,355100.0100.0+580
Unemployment rate--6.56.6--5.694.6+0.9%
Age structure
15 - 24 years87329.735.273531.22.0+138
25 - 54 years1,65056.252.51,37458.33.1+276
55 - 64 years38012.910.72229.40.5+158
65 years and over301.01.5200.80.1+10
Looking for
Full-time work1,71358.453.31,50363.83.3+210
Part-time work1,21941.546.785636.32.5+363
Bachelor or higher degree65322.222.239916.91.0+254
Advanced diploma or diploma2468.48.61938.20.4+53
Certificate level55118.818.338916.51.0+162
No qualifications1,38347.147.91,25253.23.0+131
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,83762.661.61,30955.63.1+528
Year 1136012.312.130513.00.8+55
Under Year 1068323.323.965327.71.6+30
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,14873.267.51,75274.44.0+396
Secondary school1926.57.41245.30.4+68
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences652.22.0381.60.1+27
Information Technology923.13.2763.20.2+16
Engineering and Related Technologies2107.27.01636.90.3+47
Architecture and Building722.52.7532.30.1+19
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies220.71.0130.60.1+9
Management and Commerce37812.912.626711.30.6+111
Society and Culture2478.47.91426.00.4+105
Creative Arts953.23.4692.90.2+26
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services943.23.5743.10.2+20
Mixed Field Programmes50.20.20--0.0+5
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1,06536.338.286136.61.9+204
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201638313.015.7--------
Has internet access at home2,59488.488.41,97884.04.8+616
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)76125.926.662126.41.6+140

Hobsons Bay City

economic profile