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Regional Council of Goyder

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.4% of the resident workforce of Regional Council of Goyder 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 Regional Council of Goyder go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Regional Council of Goyder20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons116100.0100.089100.0100.0+27
Unemployment rate--6.46.6--4.85.4+1.6%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2925.028.92629.232.3+3
25 - 54 years5648.353.35359.655.0+3
55 - 64 years2723.316.11112.411.6+16
65 years and over00.01.733.41.2-3
Looking for--------------
Full-time work7968.165.45865.266.2+21
Part-time work3429.334.63438.233.90
Bachelor or higher degree54.35.433.44.1+2
Advanced diploma or diploma76.04.677.93.30
Certificate level3025.927.22932.623.9+1
No qualifications7665.558.15157.363.4+25
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123328.433.32730.328.1+6
Year 112824.126.72629.227.0+2
Under Year 105244.836.63438.241.5+18
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending9783.681.97078.781.3+27
Secondary school54.35.777.96.7-2
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.
Engineering and Related Technologies1210.38.81516.96.5-3
Architecture and Building43.
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies65.21.900.02.0+6
Management and Commerce32.67.533.46.60
Society and Culture65.
Creative Arts00.01.300.01.20
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services32.63.977.93.4-4
Mixed Field Programmes43.40.300.00.2+4
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.07.433.46.3-3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home9581.977.67382.070.0+22
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3530.230.44044.931.3-5

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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