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City of Mandurah

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Mandurah were unemployed in 2011, compared to 4.7% 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 Mandurah go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Mandurah20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons2,1417.24.71,2265.53.8+915
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years74734.936.636529.835.0+382
25 - 54 years1,11251.953.169856.955.0+414
55 - 64 years23110.88.915312.59.1+78
65 years and over512.41.4100.81.0+41
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,41566.159.775061.258.3+665
Part-time work72633.940.347638.841.7+250
Bachelor or higher degree1034.813.2483.910.7+55
Advanced diploma or diploma1205.66.7483.96.4+72
Certificate level55826.119.824520.017.1+313
No qualifications1,23957.955.477363.159.5+466
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1270232.848.033527.341.3+367
Year 1135716.712.919315.713.3+164
Under Year 1090942.531.061550.236.6+294
Still attending1115.25.2564.65.4+55
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5991,80784.482.7--------
$600 to $1,2491778.39.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 643.03.1--------
$2,000 or more 442.11.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1306.120.5413.316.6+89
Has broadband internet access at home1,47969.171.145837.440.9+1,021
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)70733.029.744336.130.7+264

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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