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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.7% of the resident workforce of Goondiwindi Regional Council area 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 Goondiwindi Regional Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Goondiwindi Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons187100.0100.0156100.0100.0+31
Unemployment rate--3.77.8--3.06.2+0.7%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5730.532.84730.134.5+10
25 - 54 years10053.551.49158.353.3+9
55 - 64 years2513.413.91710.910.9+8
65 years and over00.01.900.01.30
Looking for--------------
Full-time work12064.262.59963.563.8+21
Part-time work6635.337.55635.936.2+10
Bachelor or higher degree105.39.453.28.0+5
Advanced diploma or diploma84.37.531.95.9+5
Certificate level4121.927.03220.523.7+9
No qualifications11863.152.310164.757.5+17
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 126333.747.55334.042.8+10
Year 11137.012.6149.012.9-1
Under Year 109952.937.77850.041.8+21
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending15482.477.514190.479.9+13
Secondary school63.26.795.85.8-3
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.900.00.80
Information Technology00.01.300.01.30
Engineering and Related Technologies189.68.853.25.8+13
Architecture and Building42.13.563.84.4-2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies73.71.542.61.6+3
Management and Commerce158.
Society and Culture31.66.653.25.3-2
Creative Arts00.01.831.91.8-3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services00.04.400.04.20
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home52.711.063.89.7-1
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201642.15.5--------
Has internet access at home14678.183.510869.278.4+38
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6233.230.65635.931.8+6

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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