City of Joondalup

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.9% of the resident workforce of the City of Joondalup 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 Joondalup 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
City of Joondalup20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons5,812100.0100.03,338100.0100.0+2,474
Unemployment rate--6.97.8--3.995.3+3.0%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,06335.531.11,44743.31.8+616
25 - 54 years2,84849.055.31,50945.22.6+1,339
55 - 64 years77413.311.83319.90.4+443
65 years and over1282.21.8511.50.1+77
Looking for
Full-time work3,17054.560.71,79053.63.0+1,380
Part-time work2,64445.539.31,55546.62.0+1,089
Bachelor or higher degree1,06518.317.347814.30.7+587
Advanced diploma or diploma5699.88.12778.30.3+292
Certificate level1,33723.023.064819.41.0+689
No qualifications2,67846.148.41,81454.32.7+864
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,58161.654.61,87856.32.4+1,703
Year 1178013.413.249814.90.7+282
Under Year 101,39924.130.290527.11.7+494
Education institute attending
Not Attending4,09070.474.62,33770.03.7+1,753
Secondary school5479.46.22988.90.3+249
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1071.82.0411.20.1+66
Information Technology1162.01.9762.30.1+40
Engineering and Related Technologies70612.111.72306.90.4+476
Architecture and Building3015.23.71414.20.2+160
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies490.81.2341.00.1+15
Management and Commerce67211.610.833710.10.5+335
Society and Culture3616.26.21815.40.3+180
Creative Arts1432.52.2762.30.1+67
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1642.83.11283.80.2+36
Mixed Field Programmes170.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home88715.324.845613.71.0+431
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201660310.412.6--------
Has internet access at home5,45493.886.93,02590.63.9+2,429
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,70229.330.991227.31.5+790

City of Joondalup

economic profile