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Bulloo Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.6% of the resident workforce of Bulloo 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 Bulloo Shire go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Bulloo Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons----100.0----100.0--
Males----54.4----52.9--
Females----45.6----47.1--
Unemployment rate----7.8----6.2%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years----32.8----34.5--
25 - 54 years----51.4----53.3--
55 - 64 years----13.9----10.9--
65 years and over----1.9----1.3--
Looking for--------------
Full-time work----62.5----63.8--
Part-time work----37.5----36.2--
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree----9.4----8.0--
Advanced diploma or diploma----7.5----5.9--
Certificate level----27.0----23.7--
No qualifications----52.3----57.5--
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 12----47.5----42.8--
Year 11----12.6----12.9--
Under Year 10----37.7----41.8--
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending----77.5----79.9--
University----7.4----6.3--
TAFE----4.9----4.6--
Other----2.2----1.5--
Secondary school----6.7----5.8--
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences----0.9----0.8--
Information Technology----1.3----1.3--
Engineering and Related Technologies----8.8----5.8--
Architecture and Building----3.5----4.4--
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies----1.5----1.6--
Health----3.0----2.4--
Education----1.9----1.9--
Management and Commerce----10.1----8.8--
Society and Culture----6.6----5.3--
Creative Arts----1.8----1.8--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services----4.4----4.2--
Mixed Field Programmes----0.2----0.1--
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home----11.0----9.7--
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016----5.5--------
Has internet access at home----83.5----78.4--
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)----30.6----31.8--

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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