Liverpool City

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.5% of the resident workforce of Liverpool City were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

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 Liverpool 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
Liverpool City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons6,764100.0100.05,619100.0100.0+1,145
Unemployment rate--7.56.3--7.094.1+0.5%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,38535.333.12,04236.32.1+343
25 - 54 years3,60553.352.93,08254.83.4+523
55 - 64 years71010.512.34658.30.7+245
65 years and over630.91.8350.60.1+28
Looking for
Full-time work3,75355.555.03,53062.83.7+223
Part-time work3,01244.545.02,08837.22.5+924
Bachelor or higher degree97014.320.464311.41.0+327
Advanced diploma or diploma6319.38.24407.80.5+191
Certificate level1,15117.018.499417.71.1+157
No qualifications3,79356.149.63,24457.73.3+549
Highest level of schooling
Year 124,12461.057.13,10555.33.2+1,019
Year 115247.78.24077.20.5+117
Under Year 101,88127.832.31,86933.32.4+12
Education institute attending
Not Attending4,74270.170.44,13573.64.5+607
Secondary school4536.76.32614.60.3+192
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1041.51.7651.20.1+39
Information Technology2013.03.01713.00.2+30
Engineering and Related Technologies4356.46.83285.80.4+107
Architecture and Building1412.12.31172.10.2+24
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies300.41.1230.40.1+7
Management and Commerce75611.213.563811.40.8+118
Society and Culture4226.27.13095.50.4+113
Creative Arts1412.13.0841.50.2+57
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services2163.23.21542.70.2+62
Mixed Field Programmes180.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4,25762.935.53,39960.51.9+858
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201680211.912.9--------
Has internet access at home6,00288.785.94,67183.15.1+1,331
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,87927.827.51,61428.71.8+265

Liverpool City Council

economic profile