City of Onkaparinga

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.7% of the resident workforce of the City of Onkaparinga were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.5% in South Australia.

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 Onkaparinga 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
City of Onkaparinga20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons6,221100.0100.04,788100.0100.0+1,433
Unemployment rate--7.77.5--5.994.3+1.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,28936.834.31,80837.82.2+481
25 - 54 years3,11450.152.92,48551.93.3+629
55 - 64 years73111.811.64629.60.6+269
65 years and over871.41.3310.60.1+56
Looking for
Full-time work3,69659.458.63,02263.13.7+674
Part-time work2,52540.641.41,76636.92.4+759
Bachelor or higher degree5969.615.63557.40.8+241
Advanced diploma or diploma3896.36.52064.30.3+183
Certificate level1,78328.723.01,25726.31.3+526
No qualifications3,24352.151.72,77057.93.5+473
Highest level of schooling
Year 122,69643.350.71,83638.32.7+860
Year 111,56625.220.31,22925.71.3+337
Under Year 101,85329.826.41,62133.91.9+232
Education institute attending
Not Attending4,47471.970.73,68376.94.4+791
Secondary school69911.28.14158.70.4+284
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences781.31.8491.00.1+29
Information Technology1031.72.1781.60.1+25
Engineering and Related Technologies5168.38.23086.40.4+208
Architecture and Building2013.22.61703.60.2+31
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies911.51.3591.20.1+32
Management and Commerce5879.410.43998.30.6+188
Society and Culture4767.77.62825.90.4+194
Creative Arts1222.02.2861.80.1+36
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services2844.63.62104.40.2+74
Mixed Field Programmes140.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4847.824.13507.31.2+134
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20162183.510.8--------
Has internet access at home5,59890.085.34,01283.84.8+1,586
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,88730.328.01,53532.11.7+352

City of Onkaparinga

economic profile