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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.3% of the resident workforce of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region 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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons2,290100.0100.01,679100.0100.0+611
Males1,34958.956.598058.452.9+369
Females95741.843.571342.547.1+244
Unemployment rate--7.37.5--5.394.3+1.9%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years64228.034.350129.82.2+141
25 - 54 years1,19352.152.994756.43.3+246
55 - 64 years39717.311.622913.60.6+168
65 years and over502.21.3161.00.1+34
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,50365.658.61,12567.03.7+378
Part-time work78934.541.456033.42.4+229
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree893.915.6593.50.8+30
Advanced diploma or diploma934.16.5563.30.3+37
Certificate level61526.923.036521.71.3+250
No qualifications1,39060.751.71,12366.93.5+267
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1269230.250.743926.12.7+253
Year 1161927.020.347728.41.3+142
Under Year 1089539.126.472042.91.9+175
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,87281.770.71,40183.44.4+471
University693.011.2191.10.6+50
TAFE1516.66.6875.20.4+64
Other401.72.2291.70.1+11
Secondary school1245.48.1885.20.4+36
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences30.11.800.00.1+3
Information Technology241.02.1120.70.1+12
Engineering and Related Technologies1918.38.21006.00.4+91
Architecture and Building612.72.6342.00.2+27
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies512.21.3221.30.1+29
Health562.43.3382.30.2+18
Education251.11.9181.10.1+7
Management and Commerce1456.310.4855.10.6+60
Society and Culture1345.97.6905.40.4+44
Creative Arts150.72.2161.00.1-1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services964.23.6452.70.2+51
Mixed Field Programmes80.30.200.00.0+8
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home773.424.1472.81.2+30
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016261.110.8--------
Has internet access at home1,76777.285.31,20471.74.8+563
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)65428.628.050129.81.7+153

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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