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City of Parramatta

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.0% of the resident workforce of the City of Parramatta were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

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 Parramatta go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
City of Parramatta20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons8,023100.0100.05,841100.0100.0+2,182
Males3,97349.552.92,91649.953.4+1,057
Females4,04350.447.12,92250.046.6+1,121
Unemployment rate--7.06.3--5.994.1+1.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,11426.333.11,70429.22.1+410
25 - 54 years5,01462.552.93,52960.43.4+1,485
55 - 64 years7759.712.35339.10.7+242
65 years and over1161.41.8701.20.1+46
Looking for--------------
Full-time work4,41755.155.03,40758.33.7+1,010
Part-time work3,60144.945.02,43241.62.5+1,169
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,29641.120.41,89632.51.0+1,400
Advanced diploma or diploma7068.88.263010.80.5+76
Certificate level81910.218.467811.61.1+141
No qualifications2,96537.049.62,41141.33.3+554
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 126,34779.157.14,19271.83.2+2,155
Year 113143.98.22794.80.5+35
Under Year 101,20615.032.31,21620.82.4-10
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending5,48168.370.43,97068.04.5+1,511
University1,35016.812.895016.30.7+400
TAFE5156.46.64557.80.5+60
Other2553.22.61582.70.1+97
Secondary school3444.36.32193.70.3+125
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences2633.31.71722.90.1+91
Information Technology6107.63.02874.90.2+323
Engineering and Related Technologies7309.16.83946.70.4+336
Architecture and Building1411.82.31182.00.2+23
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies300.41.1340.60.1-4
Health3023.83.22083.60.2+94
Education1351.72.01202.10.1+15
Management and Commerce1,63820.413.51,16419.90.8+474
Society and Culture5456.87.13926.70.4+153
Creative Arts2393.03.01332.30.2+106
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1882.33.21652.80.2+23
Mixed Field Programmes210.30.230.10.0+18
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home5,57069.435.53,62362.01.9+1,947
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20162,45030.512.9--------
Has internet access at home7,32091.285.95,15488.25.1+2,166
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)2,44630.527.51,68228.81.8+764

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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