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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.2% of the resident workforce of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island were unemployed in 2011, 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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,032100.0100.02,620100.0100.0+412
Males1,67755.356.51,42354.352.9+254
Females1,34544.443.51,18645.347.1+159
Unemployment rate--5.27.5--4.694.3+0.6%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,03234.034.395136.32.2+81
25 - 54 years1,39446.052.91,24947.73.3+145
55 - 64 years51517.011.636313.90.6+152
65 years and over923.01.3522.00.1+40
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,60452.958.61,47256.23.7+132
Part-time work1,42847.141.41,14443.72.4+284
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree45515.015.630011.50.8+155
Advanced diploma or diploma2397.96.51716.50.3+68
Certificate level74024.423.062223.71.3+118
No qualifications1,48649.051.71,41554.03.5+71
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,47348.650.71,10342.12.7+370
Year 1166321.920.362723.91.3+36
Under Year 1082627.226.483131.71.9-5
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending2,24073.970.72,00076.34.4+240
University2428.011.21706.50.6+72
TAFE1856.16.61395.30.4+46
Other541.82.2341.30.1+20
Secondary school2979.88.12288.70.4+69
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences451.51.8491.90.1-4
Information Technology471.62.1220.80.1+25
Engineering and Related Technologies2648.78.21776.80.4+87
Architecture and Building732.42.6642.40.2+9
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies812.71.3491.90.1+32
Health1204.03.3622.40.2+58
Education862.81.9602.30.1+26
Management and Commerce2929.610.42268.60.6+66
Society and Culture2297.67.61977.50.4+32
Creative Arts822.72.2592.30.1+23
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1183.93.61114.20.2+7
Mixed Field Programmes30.10.260.20.0-3
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1565.124.11375.21.2+19
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016511.710.8--------
Has internet access at home2,71989.785.32,16382.64.8+556
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)85128.128.075228.71.7+99

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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