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District Council of Grant

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.7% of the resident workforce of District Council of Grant were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.6% in Regional SA.

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 District Council of Grant go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
District Council of Grant20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons150100.0100.0182100.0100.0-32
Unemployment rate--3.76.6--4.45.4-0.7%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years3322.028.96234.132.3-29
25 - 54 years9060.053.39652.755.0-6
55 - 64 years2617.316.12614.311.60
65 years and over00.01.700.01.20
Looking for--------------
Full-time work10167.365.413071.466.2-29
Part-time work4731.334.65731.333.9-10
Bachelor or higher degree74.75.452.74.1+2
Advanced diploma or diploma85.34.600.03.3+8
Certificate level4429.327.25530.223.9-11
No qualifications8657.358.111362.163.4-27
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 124630.733.34323.628.1+3
Year 115234.726.75530.227.0-3
Under Year 104932.736.68345.641.5-34
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending13489.381.914981.981.3-15
Secondary school64.05.7189.96.7-12
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.631.60.5-3
Information Technology00.
Engineering and Related Technologies1812.08.82011.06.5-2
Architecture and Building53.32.2126.62.4-7
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies00.01.931.62.0-3
Management and Commerce117.37.5116.06.60
Society and Culture106.
Creative Arts32.01.300.01.2+3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services32.03.931.63.40
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home32.07.463.36.3-3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201632.02.8--------
Has internet access at home12080.077.613775.370.0-17
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)5134.030.45530.231.3-4

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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