Kyogle Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.7% of the resident workforce of Kyogle Council area were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in NSW.

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 Kyogle Council area 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
Kyogle Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % NSWnumber%. % NSW2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons310100.0100.0349100.0100.0-39
Unemployment rate--8.76.3--9.294.1-0.5%
Age structure
15 - 24 years7624.533.16719.22.1+9
25 - 54 years15550.052.921160.53.4-56
55 - 64 years7423.912.36518.60.7+9
65 years and over31.01.8102.90.1-7
Looking for
Full-time work20265.255.023467.03.7-32
Part-time work10634.245.011733.52.5-11
Bachelor or higher degree258.120.43610.31.0-11
Advanced diploma or diploma289.08.2205.70.5+8
Certificate level10333.218.49727.81.1+6
No qualifications14647.149.617349.63.3-27
Highest level of schooling
Year 1213342.957.112736.43.2+6
Year 113210.38.23810.90.5-6
Under Year 1014245.832.318051.62.4-38
Education institute attending
Not Attending26485.270.428882.54.5-24
Secondary school144.56.341.10.3+10
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.751.40.1-5
Information Technology31.03.00--0.2+3
Engineering and Related Technologies216.86.8267.40.4-5
Architecture and Building123.92.3257.20.2-13
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies175.51.1154.30.1+2
Management and Commerce278.713.5246.90.8+3
Society and Culture3110.07.1257.20.4+6
Creative Arts92.93.0133.70.2-4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services82.63.2102.90.2-2
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home72.335.5123.41.9-5
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201682.612.9--------
Has internet access at home24880.085.924770.85.1+1
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)9530.627.511432.71.8-19

Kyogle Council

economic profile