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District Council of Elliston

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.8% of the resident workforce of the District Council of Elliston 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 District Council of Elliston 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
District Council of Elliston20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons25100.0100.034100.0100.0-9
Males1456.056.51852.952.9-4
Females1040.043.51235.347.1-2
Unemployment rate--4.87.5--6.194.3-1.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years312.034.3720.62.2-4
25 - 54 years936.052.92058.83.3-11
55 - 64 years1144.011.6411.80.6+7
65 years and over001.30--0.1--
Looking for
Full-time work2496.058.62470.63.7--
Part-time work624.041.41029.42.4-4
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree624.015.6411.80.8+2
Advanced diploma or diploma006.50--0.3--
Certificate level1040.023.0514.71.3+5
No qualifications728.051.72058.83.5-13
Highest level of schooling
Year 12936.050.7926.52.7--
Year 11520.020.3411.81.3+1
Under Year 101144.026.41647.11.9-5
Education institute attending
Not Attending25100.070.73294.14.4-7
University0011.20--0.6--
TAFE006.60--0.4--
Other002.20--0.1--
Secondary school008.10--0.4--
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.80--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies008.2411.80.4-4
Architecture and Building312.02.60--0.2+3
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies001.30--0.1--
Health003.30--0.2--
Education001.90--0.1--
Management and Commerce520.010.40--0.6+5
Society and Culture312.07.60--0.4+3
Creative Arts002.20--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services003.60--0.2--
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home0024.10--1.2--
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20160010.8--------
Has internet access at home2288.085.32367.64.8-1
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)624.028.0514.71.7+1

RDA Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula Region

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