Hume City

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.7% of the resident workforce of Hume 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 Hume 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
Hume City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons7,756100.0100.05,193100.0100.0+2,563
Unemployment rate--8.76.6--6.894.6+1.9%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,89037.335.21,95637.72.0+934
25 - 54 years4,14953.552.52,88055.53.1+1,269
55 - 64 years6498.410.73286.30.5+321
65 years and over610.81.5250.50.1+36
Looking for
Full-time work4,44057.253.33,28463.23.3+1,156
Part-time work3,31642.846.71,90636.72.5+1,410
Bachelor or higher degree1,12614.522.25009.61.0+626
Advanced diploma or diploma6798.88.63476.70.4+332
Certificate level1,51619.518.394218.11.0+574
No qualifications4,18654.047.93,11860.03.0+1,068
Highest level of schooling
Year 124,48657.861.62,52148.53.1+1,965
Year 1196312.412.175414.50.8+209
Under Year 102,11427.323.91,72333.21.6+391
Education institute attending
Not Attending5,35169.067.53,79873.14.0+1,553
Secondary school6127.97.43667.00.4+246
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1381.82.0501.00.1+88
Information Technology2222.93.21192.30.2+103
Engineering and Related Technologies5487.17.02905.60.3+258
Architecture and Building1872.42.71252.40.1+62
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies380.51.0270.50.1+11
Management and Commerce78110.112.64398.50.6+342
Society and Culture6218.07.92865.50.4+335
Creative Arts1441.93.4911.80.2+53
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services2443.13.51773.40.2+67
Mixed Field Programmes120.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4,12953.238.22,61350.31.9+1,516
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,10714.315.7--------
Has internet access at home6,97489.988.44,39984.74.8+2,575
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,23728.826.61,47328.41.6+764

Hume City

economic profile