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Flinders Council

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.1% of the resident workforce of the Flinders Council were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.0% in Tasmania.

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 Flinders Council go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current area:
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Resident workers key statistics
Flinders Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % Tasmanianumber%. % Tasmania2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons33100.0100.024100.0100.0+9
Males1545.558.01250.052.0+3
Females1751.542.01041.748.0+7
Unemployment rate--7.17.0--5.793.6+1.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years39.135.1729.22.4-4
25 - 54 years1957.650.2729.23.6+12
55 - 64 years1339.413.2416.70.8+9
65 years and over001.50--0.1--
Looking for
Full-time work3090.958.71458.34.3+16
Part-time work618.241.3833.32.5-2
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree412.111.10--0.6+4
Advanced diploma or diploma39.15.90--0.3+3
Certificate level824.223.4312.51.5+5
No qualifications1648.555.81562.54.1+1
Highest level of schooling
Year 121339.442.8729.22.5+6
Year 11515.212.6520.80.8--
Under Year 101545.542.3833.33.3+7
Education institute attending
Not Attending33100.074.02083.35.2+13
University39.18.30--0.4+3
TAFE006.7312.50.5-3
Other001.60--0.1--
Secondary school007.50--0.4--
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.50--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies618.26.70--0.4+6
Architecture and Building002.70--0.2--
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies001.90--0.1--
Health002.20--0.1--
Education001.70--0.1--
Management and Commerce008.10--0.5--
Society and Culture618.27.30--0.4+6
Creative Arts002.30--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services003.70--0.3--
Mixed Field Programmes000.30--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home008.50--0.5--
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016005.0--------
Has internet access at home1442.481.01041.75.1+4
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1133.327.5833.32.0+3

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