Nillumbik Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.3% of the resident workforce of Nillumbik 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 Nillumbik 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
Nillumbik Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,459100.0100.01,197100.0100.0+262
Unemployment rate--4.36.6--3.594.6+0.8%
Age structure
15 - 24 years65344.835.256947.52.0+84
25 - 54 years57839.652.550241.93.1+76
55 - 64 years19813.610.712010.00.5+78
65 years and over342.31.5141.20.1+20
Looking for
Full-time work65544.953.353544.73.3+120
Part-time work79654.646.766355.42.5+133
Bachelor or higher degree32422.222.222919.11.0+95
Advanced diploma or diploma14810.18.6978.10.4+51
Certificate level24116.518.319416.21.0+47
No qualifications71649.147.963653.13.0+80
Highest level of schooling
Year 1288360.561.665054.33.1+233
Year 1116011.012.119516.30.8-35
Under Year 1039827.323.933027.61.6+68
Education institute attending
Not Attending91162.467.572360.44.0+188
Secondary school24416.77.422318.60.4+21
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences292.02.0211.80.1+8
Information Technology312.13.2181.50.2+13
Engineering and Related Technologies825.67.0756.30.3+7
Architecture and Building493.42.7332.80.1+16
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies181.21.0181.50.1--
Management and Commerce15510.612.61159.60.6+40
Society and Culture1117.67.9927.70.4+19
Creative Arts735.03.4645.30.2+9
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services513.53.5282.30.2+23
Mixed Field Programmes40.30.20--0.0+4
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home16911.638.21119.31.9+58
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016473.215.7--------
Has internet access at home1,38394.888.41,12694.14.8+257
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)35824.526.630125.11.6+57

Nillumbik Shire

economic profile