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Copper Coast Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.8% of the resident workforce of Copper Coast Council area 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 Copper Coast Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Copper Coast Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons481100.0100.0350100.0100.0+131
Unemployment rate--8.86.6--6.85.4+2.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years12225.428.99928.332.3+23
25 - 54 years26254.553.319656.055.0+66
55 - 64 years7816.216.16017.111.6+18
65 years and over142.91.700.01.2+14
Looking for--------------
Full-time work30162.665.422564.366.2+76
Part-time work17736.834.612335.133.9+54
Bachelor or higher degree214.45.461.74.1+15
Advanced diploma or diploma224.64.672.03.3+15
Certificate level12626.227.28424.023.9+42
No qualifications28358.858.123667.463.4+47
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1214830.833.38925.428.1+59
Year 1113127.226.79025.727.0+41
Under Year 1017937.236.616045.741.5+19
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending38179.281.928782.081.3+94
Secondary school285.85.7205.76.7+8
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology81.
Engineering and Related Technologies326.78.8246.96.5+8
Architecture and Building81.
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies122.51.941.12.0+8
Management and Commerce428.77.5154.36.6+27
Society and Culture245.06.1154.35.0+9
Creative Arts40.81.300.01.2+4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services285.83.9133.73.4+15
Mixed Field Programmes40.80.300.00.2+4
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home173.57.461.76.3+11
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201691.92.8--------
Has internet access at home38179.277.627077.170.0+111
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)14530.130.49727.731.3+48

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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