City of Port Phillip

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.1% of the resident workforce of City of Port Phillip 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 City of Port Phillip 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 Port Phillip20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,079100.0100.02,490100.0100.0+589
Unemployment rate--5.16.6--4.394.6+0.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years66221.535.256622.72.0+96
25 - 54 years1,97564.152.51,60664.53.1+369
55 - 64 years35511.510.727511.00.5+80
65 years and over802.61.5411.60.1+39
Looking for
Full-time work1,83059.453.31,54362.03.3+287
Part-time work1,24440.446.794638.02.5+298
Bachelor or higher degree1,31042.522.298339.51.0+327
Advanced diploma or diploma31410.28.62479.90.4+67
Certificate level38612.518.333513.51.0+51
No qualifications98131.947.984333.93.0+138
Highest level of schooling
Year 122,43979.261.61,92877.43.1+511
Year 112317.512.12249.00.8+7
Under Year 1035211.423.929411.81.6+58
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,23072.467.51,87075.14.0+360
Secondary school772.57.4481.90.4+29
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences892.92.0662.70.1+23
Information Technology1354.43.2893.60.2+46
Engineering and Related Technologies1835.97.01546.20.3+29
Architecture and Building892.92.7793.20.1+10
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies260.81.0180.70.1+8
Management and Commerce59219.212.643217.30.6+160
Society and Culture33210.87.925710.30.4+75
Creative Arts2728.83.42198.80.2+53
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services963.13.5803.20.2+16
Mixed Field Programmes100.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home97831.838.267627.11.9+302
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201665421.215.7--------
Has internet access at home2,67086.788.42,06182.84.8+609
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)57018.526.643017.31.6+140

City of Port Phillip

economic profile