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Characteristics of the unemployed

6.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Monash were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.5% in Greater Melbourne.

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 Monash go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
City of Monash20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons5,1996.25.54,4305.65.3+769
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,07639.935.81,68137.934.4+395
25 - 54 years2,62350.554.42,27451.355.5+349
55 - 64 years4228.18.844210.09.2-20
65 years and over781.51.1330.70.9+45
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,53348.756.02,21550.059.6+318
Part-time work2,66651.344.02,21550.040.4+451
Bachelor or higher degree1,70632.821.21,19326.916.2+513
Advanced diploma or diploma4859.38.344310.07.4+42
Certificate level5109.815.547910.813.9+31
No qualifications2,23643.050.62,06346.657.6+173
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123,96176.260.33,06569.252.1+896
Year 113156.110.63728.412.3-57
Under Year 104909.419.564814.625.3-158
Still attending2605.06.52114.85.7+49
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5994,49186.486.3--------
$600 to $1,2493997.77.3--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1082.12.2--------
$2,000 or more 841.61.6--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home3,06859.040.52,50056.439.0+568
Has broadband internet access at home4,36784.079.02,85964.549.5+1,508
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,16822.526.11,00422.726.5+164

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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