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District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.6% of the resident workforce of District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.6% in Regional SA.

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 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons122100.0100.094100.0100.0+28
Males6351.658.35760.656.7+6
Females6049.241.73840.443.3+22
Unemployment rate--4.66.6--3.95.4+0.7%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2520.528.93031.932.3-5
25 - 54 years7057.453.35356.455.0+17
55 - 64 years2419.716.11212.811.6+12
65 years and over97.41.733.21.2+6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work6250.865.45962.866.2+3
Part-time work5746.734.64244.733.9+15
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1411.55.400.04.1+14
Advanced diploma or diploma97.44.633.23.3+6
Certificate level3427.927.21819.123.9+16
No qualifications6351.658.16164.963.4+2
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 124637.733.32930.928.1+17
Year 113831.126.72526.627.0+13
Under Year 103831.136.63941.541.5-1
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending10485.281.98186.281.3+23
University00.02.900.01.90
TAFE43.35.944.36.30
Other00.01.833.21.6-3
Secondary school108.25.799.66.7+1
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.01.000.00.90
Engineering and Related Technologies1310.78.81111.76.5+2
Architecture and Building32.52.233.22.40
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies64.91.900.02.0+6
Health54.12.633.22.1+2
Education75.71.433.21.1+4
Management and Commerce75.77.533.26.6+4
Society and Culture32.56.133.25.00
Creative Arts32.51.300.01.2+3
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services75.73.944.33.4+3
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home32.57.400.06.3+3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home9577.977.67074.570.0+25
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)4536.930.42627.731.3+19

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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