Randwick City

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.6% of the resident workforce of Randwick City were unemployed in 2016, 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 Randwick City 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
Randwick City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons4,042100.0100.03,633100.0100.0+409
Unemployment rate--5.66.3--5.594.1+0.1%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,67941.533.11,45840.12.1+221
25 - 54 years1,92647.652.91,82050.13.4+106
55 - 64 years3729.212.33178.70.7+55
65 years and over731.81.8361.00.1+37
Looking for
Full-time work1,70142.155.01,66845.93.7+33
Part-time work2,34558.045.01,96454.12.5+381
Bachelor or higher degree1,54438.220.41,25234.51.0+292
Advanced diploma or diploma3047.58.22857.80.5+19
Certificate level3859.518.43539.71.1+32
No qualifications1,70442.249.61,58643.73.3+118
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,34082.657.12,83177.93.2+509
Year 111614.08.21564.30.5+5
Under Year 1049512.232.357815.92.4-83
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,11852.470.42,02455.74.5+94
Secondary school1393.46.31083.00.3+31
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1042.61.7922.50.1+12
Information Technology1152.83.01243.40.2-9
Engineering and Related Technologies3919.76.82737.50.4+118
Architecture and Building842.12.31032.80.2-19
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies270.71.1200.60.1+7
Management and Commerce72918.013.560316.60.8+126
Society and Culture3077.67.12597.10.4+48
Creative Arts1834.53.01784.90.2+5
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services842.13.2902.50.2-6
Mixed Field Programmes130.30.2140.40.0-1
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,12852.635.51,76548.61.9+363
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,32132.712.9--------
Has internet access at home3,30781.885.93,01282.95.1+295
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)75818.827.570819.51.8+50

Randwick City Council

economic profile