City of Kalamunda

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.1% of the resident workforce of the City of Kalamunda 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 Kalamunda 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 Kalamunda20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons2,074100.0100.01,034100.0100.0+1,040
Unemployment rate--7.17.8--3.795.3+3.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years64831.231.139237.91.8+256
25 - 54 years1,09552.855.353351.52.6+562
55 - 64 years27913.511.8928.90.4+187
65 years and over492.41.8181.70.1+31
Looking for
Full-time work1,26861.160.762460.33.0+644
Part-time work80738.939.341239.82.0+395
Bachelor or higher degree30214.617.311210.80.7+190
Advanced diploma or diploma1788.68.1827.90.3+96
Certificate level50124.223.019118.51.0+310
No qualifications1,04750.548.461259.22.7+435
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,06651.454.648046.42.4+586
Year 1130614.813.217617.00.7+130
Under Year 1066532.130.235934.71.7+306
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,61377.874.680477.83.7+809
Secondary school1627.86.2747.20.3+88
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences422.02.0222.10.1+20
Information Technology422.01.9151.50.1+27
Engineering and Related Technologies26612.811.7827.90.4+184
Architecture and Building743.63.7212.00.2+53
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies271.31.2181.70.1+9
Management and Commerce1869.010.8898.60.5+97
Society and Culture1045.06.2535.10.3+51
Creative Arts422.02.2282.70.1+14
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services743.63.1222.10.2+52
Mixed Field Programmes30.10.20--0.0+3
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home32915.924.811411.01.0+215
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161527.312.6--------
Has internet access at home1,94193.686.991588.53.9+1,026
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)69433.530.931730.71.5+377

City of Kalamunda

economic profile