RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Renmark Paringa Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.9% of the resident workforce of the Renmark Paringa Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.5% in South Australia.

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 the Renmark Paringa Council area go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current area:
Current benchmark:
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Resident workers key statistics
Renmark Paringa Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons303100.0100.0242100.0100.0+61
Males17658.156.514961.652.9+27
Females12741.943.59840.547.1+29
Unemployment rate--6.97.5--5.694.3+1.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years10133.334.37731.82.2+24
25 - 54 years16855.452.914158.33.3+27
55 - 64 years3210.611.62711.20.6+5
65 years and over41.31.331.20.1+1
Looking for
Full-time work20367.058.617170.73.7+32
Part-time work10334.041.47330.22.4+30
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree134.315.6145.80.8-1
Advanced diploma or diploma175.66.583.30.3+9
Certificate level5217.223.04116.91.3+11
No qualifications21370.351.717170.73.5+42
Highest level of schooling
Year 128829.050.76426.42.7+24
Year 117023.120.36928.51.3+1
Under Year 1013042.926.410443.01.9+26
Education institute attending
Not Attending24681.270.720283.54.4+44
University51.711.20--0.6+5
TAFE185.96.6229.10.4-4
Other93.02.20--0.1+9
Secondary school237.68.1145.80.4+9
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences41.31.852.10.1-1
Information Technology31.02.141.70.1-1
Engineering and Related Technologies144.68.2125.00.4+2
Architecture and Building62.02.60--0.2+6
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies72.31.362.50.1+1
Health93.03.331.20.2+6
Education001.931.20.1-3
Management and Commerce103.310.4156.20.6-5
Society and Culture165.37.693.70.4+7
Creative Arts41.32.231.20.1+1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services72.33.631.20.2+4
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home6320.824.14217.41.2+21
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016247.910.8--------
Has internet access at home23477.285.316668.64.8+68
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)8227.128.07430.61.7+8

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile