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Kingston District Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.4% of the resident workforce of Kingston District Council area 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 Kingston District Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Kingston District Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons48100.0100.027100.0100.0+21
Unemployment rate--4.46.6--2.45.4+1.9%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1225.028.91037.032.3+2
25 - 54 years2143.753.31866.755.0+3
55 - 64 years1020.816.1311.111.6+7
65 years and over00.01.7311.11.2-3
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2552.165.42177.866.2+4
Part-time work2041.734.6622.233.9+14
Bachelor or higher degree00.05.4311.14.1-3
Advanced diploma or diploma00.04.600.03.30
Certificate level1939.627.2622.223.9+13
No qualifications2858.358.11970.463.4+9
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 122041.733.31866.728.1+2
Year 111327.126.7518.527.0+8
Under Year 101735.436.6829.641.5+9
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending4389.681.92488.981.3+19
Secondary school00.05.700.06.70
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.
Engineering and Related Technologies36.38.800.06.5+3
Architecture and Building00.
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies00.01.900.02.00
Management and Commerce918.87.5725.96.6+2
Society and Culture48.
Creative Arts36.31.300.01.2+3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services36.33.900.03.4+3
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.07.400.06.30
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home3572.977.62074.170.0+15
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1633.330.4414.831.3+12

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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