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Maribyrnong City

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.3% of the resident workforce of Maribyrnong City were unemployed in 2011, 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 Maribyrnong City go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed
Maribyrnong City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,761100.0100.02,609100.0100.0+1,152
Unemployment rate--8.36.6--7.094.6+1.3%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,18731.635.280130.72.0+386
25 - 54 years2,18058.052.51,57260.33.1+608
55 - 64 years3639.710.72248.60.5+139
65 years and over371.01.5140.50.1+23
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,00153.253.31,50757.83.3+494
Part-time work1,76346.946.71,09742.02.5+666
Bachelor or higher degree1,09829.222.263924.51.0+459
Advanced diploma or diploma3018.08.62429.30.4+59
Certificate level53114.118.333712.91.0+194
No qualifications1,72946.047.91,27949.03.0+450
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122,73272.661.61,75067.13.1+982
Year 112757.312.12389.10.8+37
Under Year 1060916.223.949318.91.6+116
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending2,33862.267.51,69865.14.0+640
Secondary school1393.77.4823.10.4+57
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences932.52.0562.10.1+37
Information Technology1704.53.21134.30.2+57
Engineering and Related Technologies2436.57.01535.90.3+90
Architecture and Building621.62.7471.80.1+15
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies210.61.0150.60.1+6
Management and Commerce58515.612.635213.50.6+233
Society and Culture2767.37.91816.90.4+95
Creative Arts1544.13.41023.90.2+52
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1253.33.51003.80.2+25
Mixed Field Programmes80.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2,25159.938.21,52758.51.9+724
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201690424.015.7--------
Has internet access at home3,28987.588.42,12781.54.8+1,162
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)82021.826.660923.31.6+211

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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