RDA Murraylands and Riverland

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Coorong District Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.9% of the resident workforce of the Coorong District 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 Coorong District 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
Coorong District Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons118100.0100.0134100.0100.0-16
Males6151.756.56951.552.9-8
Females6050.843.56145.547.1-1
Unemployment rate--4.97.5--5.294.3-0.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2823.734.34332.12.2-15
25 - 54 years7059.352.96750.03.3+3
55 - 64 years1815.311.61813.40.6--
65 years and over001.30--0.1--
Looking for
Full-time work7059.358.69268.73.7-22
Part-time work4336.441.44130.62.4+2
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree65.115.632.20.8+3
Advanced diploma or diploma006.532.20.3-3
Certificate level3731.423.02921.61.3+8
No qualifications7361.951.79268.73.5-19
Highest level of schooling
Year 123328.050.73324.62.7--
Year 113227.120.33123.11.3+1
Under Year 105344.926.46044.81.9-7
Education institute attending
Not Attending10689.870.711182.84.4-5
University0011.20--0.6--
TAFE006.686.00.4-8
Other108.52.20--0.1+10
Secondary school32.58.153.70.4-2
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.80--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies1411.98.232.20.4+11
Architecture and Building43.42.632.20.2+1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies001.353.70.1-5
Health003.30--0.2--
Education32.51.90--0.1+3
Management and Commerce54.210.4129.00.6-7
Society and Culture119.37.632.20.4+8
Creative Arts43.42.20--0.1+4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services108.53.653.70.2+5
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1815.324.1107.51.2+8
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20160010.8--------
Has internet access at home8168.685.37757.54.8+4
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3933.128.04029.91.7-1

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile