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Noosa Shire Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.7% of the resident workforce of Noosa Shire Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.8% in Regional QLD.

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 Noosa Shire Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Noosa Shire Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,577100.0100.01,649100.0100.0-72
Unemployment rate--6.77.8--7.46.2-0.7%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years44328.132.842826.034.5+15
25 - 54 years71745.551.492856.353.3-211
55 - 64 years34922.113.925815.610.9+91
65 years and over674.21.9332.01.3+34
Looking for--------------
Full-time work89556.862.51,04763.563.8-152
Part-time work68743.637.560236.536.2+85
Bachelor or higher degree22014.09.417910.98.0+41
Advanced diploma or diploma17511.17.51348.15.9+41
Certificate level41726.427.043826.623.7-21
No qualifications70144.552.381549.457.5-114
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1286654.947.578647.742.8+80
Year 1117311.012.621212.912.9-39
Under Year 1052133.037.762037.641.8-99
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,24779.177.51,37983.679.9-132
Secondary school1207.66.7945.75.8+26
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences140.90.9110.70.8+3
Information Technology261.61.3301.81.3-4
Engineering and Related Technologies1268.08.81006.15.8+26
Architecture and Building795.03.51207.34.4-41
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies342.21.5352.11.6-1
Management and Commerce18011.410.11227.48.8+58
Society and Culture1127.16.61026.25.3+10
Creative Arts684.31.8613.71.8+7
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services815.14.4855.24.2-4
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home845.311.0875.39.7-3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016493.15.5--------
Has internet access at home1,44091.383.51,38083.778.4+60
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)43127.330.651931.531.8-88

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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