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Murweh Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.2% of the resident workforce of Murweh Shire were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.8% in Regional QLD.

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 Murweh Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Murweh Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons113100.0100.0111100.0100.0+2
Unemployment rate--5.27.8--4.76.2+0.6%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2623.032.83834.234.5-12
25 - 54 years7162.851.45549.553.3+16
55 - 64 years1513.313.91311.710.9+2
65 years and over32.71.932.71.30
Looking for--------------
Full-time work8171.762.57164.063.8+10
Part-time work2723.937.53329.736.2-6
Bachelor or higher degree43.59.487.28.0-4
Advanced diploma or diploma54.47.532.75.9+2
Certificate level2219.527.02118.923.7+1
No qualifications7566.452.37668.557.5-1
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123631.947.53733.342.8-1
Year 111715.012.6119.912.9+6
Under Year 105548.737.75650.541.8-1
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending9987.677.59787.479.9+2
Secondary school32.76.743.65.8-1
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.900.00.80
Information Technology00.01.300.01.30
Engineering and Related Technologies1210.68.876.35.8+5
Architecture and Building43.53.500.04.4+4
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies00.01.532.71.6-3
Management and Commerce43.510.132.78.8+1
Society and Culture00.06.600.05.30
Creative Arts00.01.832.71.8-3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services32.74.487.24.2-5
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home98.
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.05.5--------
Has internet access at home7162.883.56861.378.4+3
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3732.730.64641.431.8-9

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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