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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

10.5% of the local labour force of Fraser Coast Regional Council were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.2% 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 Fraser Coast Regional Council go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Fraser Coast Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,78510.56.22,7808.55.0+1,005
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,22932.534.582729.732.8+402
25 - 54 years2,07654.853.31,56356.256.0+513
55 - 64 years44911.910.936613.210.7+83
65 years and over310.81.3240.90.6+7
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,56867.863.81,79464.562.6+774
Part-time work1,21732.236.298635.537.4+231
Bachelor or higher degree1463.98.0863.16.3+60
Advanced diploma or diploma1744.65.91073.85.4+67
Certificate level1,12029.623.755520.018.8+565
No qualifications2,15757.057.41,86367.063.7+294
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,30434.542.378428.236.6+520
Year 1141811.011.12609.410.8+158
Under Year 101,76246.638.31,51354.444.8+249
Still attending2055.45.61334.84.8+72
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,38589.486.7--------
$600 to $1,2492346.28.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 100.31.6--------
$2,000 or more 130.30.7--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home1203.29.7662.47.5+54
Has broadband internet access at home2,64870.068.793033.436.5+1,718
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,24532.931.897134.933.4+274

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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