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City of Joondalup

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.9% of the resident workforce of the City of Joondalup were unemployed in 2011, compared to 4.8% 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 the City of Joondalup go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Joondalup20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,3683.94.82,4692.93.7+899
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,44642.938.198139.736.5+465
25 - 54 years1,50444.752.11,27651.753.6+228
55 - 64 years34510.28.51927.89.0+153
65 years and over732.21.3200.81.0+53
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,80053.457.61,24550.455.7+555
Part-time work1,56846.642.41,22449.644.3+344
Bachelor or higher degree48614.415.228711.612.5+199
Advanced diploma or diploma2758.27.22008.17.0+75
Certificate level64819.219.043917.816.4+209
No qualifications1,81453.954.01,38656.157.4+428
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,85054.952.21,17747.745.6+673
Year 1140612.112.132613.212.6+80
Under Year 1073521.827.263725.832.1+98
Still attending2948.75.626510.76.0+29
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,71180.582.9--------
$600 to $1,24934910.49.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1554.63.2--------
$2,000 or more 772.31.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home46213.723.229812.119.6+164
Has broadband internet access at home2,77982.575.61,43858.245.6+1,341
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)90626.928.778131.629.9+125

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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