RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Berri Barmera Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.9% of the resident workforce of the Berri Barmera 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 Berri Barmera 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
Berri Barmera Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons318100.0100.0344100.0100.0-26
Males19661.656.519957.852.9-3
Females12439.043.514542.247.1-21
Unemployment rate--6.97.5--7.494.3-0.5%
Age structure
15 - 24 years7924.834.312034.92.2-41
25 - 54 years18357.552.919155.53.3-8
55 - 64 years4714.811.63911.30.6+8
65 years and over92.81.30--0.1+9
Looking for
Full-time work20865.458.622866.33.7-20
Part-time work11134.941.412135.22.4-10
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree103.115.6133.80.8-3
Advanced diploma or diploma175.36.592.60.3+8
Certificate level10031.423.09126.51.3+9
No qualifications16451.651.720559.63.5-41
Highest level of schooling
Year 1210031.450.78625.02.7+14
Year 117924.820.310029.11.3-21
Under Year 1013341.826.414542.21.9-12
Education institute attending
Not Attending26382.770.727880.84.4-15
University30.911.261.70.6-3
TAFE206.36.6277.80.4-7
Other41.32.292.60.1-5
Secondary school113.58.1247.00.4-13
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.80--0.1--
Information Technology002.130.90.1-3
Engineering and Related Technologies288.88.2267.60.4+2
Architecture and Building41.32.661.70.2-2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies103.11.351.50.1+5
Health61.93.3123.50.2-6
Education41.31.961.70.1-2
Management and Commerce3511.010.4277.80.6+8
Society and Culture113.57.6205.80.4-9
Creative Arts002.20--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services206.33.6133.80.2+7
Mixed Field Programmes30.90.20--0.0+3
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home247.524.1267.61.2-2
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201661.910.8--------
Has internet access at home25078.685.325273.34.8-2
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)10432.728.012335.81.7-19

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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