Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional CouncilEconomic profile
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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

2.8% of the local labour force of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.9% in NSW.

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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons8332.85.97472.95.9+86
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years28434.133.826134.932.8+23
25 - 54 years42751.354.639452.756.7+33
55 - 64 years9511.410.4729.69.7+23
65 years and over273.21.2202.70.9+7
Looking for--------------
Full-time work50660.759.449165.762.9+15
Part-time work32739.340.625634.337.1+71
Bachelor or higher degree12915.516.5699.211.7+60
Advanced diploma or diploma546.57.6597.95.9-5
Certificate level13616.318.212817.117.1+8
No qualifications47857.452.843858.658.4+40
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1237845.450.729439.441.6+84
Year 11799.56.7527.07.0+27
Under Year 1028233.934.331642.342.9-34
Still attending8410.15.3658.74.4+19
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59969883.887.2--------
$600 to $1,2499211.07.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 263.11.9--------
$2,000 or more 40.51.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home11513.831.08411.227.6+31
Has broadband internet access at home58069.673.929239.141.5+288
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23728.528.820827.830.2+29

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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