Mansfield Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.4% of the resident workforce of Mansfield Shire were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% in Victoria.

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 Mansfield Shire 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
Mansfield Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons133100.0100.0104100.0100.0+29
Unemployment rate--3.46.6--2.794.6+0.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1813.535.21817.32.0--
25 - 54 years7657.152.55855.83.1+18
55 - 64 years3929.310.72423.10.5+15
65 years and over001.532.90.1-3
Looking for
Full-time work8060.253.35754.83.3+23
Part-time work5440.646.74442.32.5+10
Bachelor or higher degree1712.822.254.81.0+12
Advanced diploma or diploma129.08.6109.60.4+2
Certificate level3425.618.33230.81.0+2
No qualifications5843.647.94947.13.0+9
Highest level of schooling
Year 125440.661.63331.73.1+21
Year 111813.512.11514.40.8+3
Under Year 105138.323.95048.11.6+1
Education institute attending
Not Attending11485.767.58278.84.0+32
Secondary school75.37.432.90.4+4
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences53.82.00--0.1+5
Information Technology003.20--0.2--
Engineering and Related Technologies107.57.01514.40.3-5
Architecture and Building96.82.787.70.1+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies96.
Management and Commerce96.812.698.70.6--
Society and Culture1410.57.932.90.4+11
Creative Arts64.53.40--0.2+6
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services107.53.554.80.2+5
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home75.338.243.81.9+3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201653.815.7--------
Has internet access at home10679.788.46663.54.8+40
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3828.626.63230.81.6+6

Mansfield Shire Council

economic profile