Murweh ShireEconomic profile
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Murweh Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.3% of the resident workforce of the Murweh Shire were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.2% in Regional QLD.

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 Murweh Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Murweh Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1014.36.2572.45.0+44
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years4443.634.52645.632.8+18
25 - 54 years4443.653.33154.456.0+13
55 - 64 years1312.910.900.010.7+13
65 years and over00.01.300.00.60
Looking for--------------
Full-time work7170.363.83968.462.6+32
Part-time work3029.736.21831.637.4+12
Bachelor or higher degree55.
Advanced diploma or diploma33.05.935.35.40
Certificate level2221.823.7610.518.8+16
No qualifications7473.357.44578.963.7+29
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123231.742.31119.336.6+21
Year 111211.911.158.810.8+7
Under Year 105756.438.33866.744.8+19
Still attending00.05.600.04.80
Individual income--------------
Nil to $599101100.086.7--------
$600 to $1,24900.08.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 00.01.6--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home33.09.700.07.5+3
Has broadband internet access at home6059.468.71119.336.5+49
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4645.531.82849.133.4+18

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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