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Northern Areas Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.6% of the resident workforce of Northern Areas 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 Northern Areas Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Northern Areas Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons96100.0100.075100.0100.0+21
Unemployment rate--4.66.6--3.55.4+1.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1919.828.91925.332.30
25 - 54 years5557.353.34458.755.0+11
55 - 64 years2324.016.11925.311.6+4
65 years and over66.31.700.01.2+6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work7881.265.45674.766.2+22
Part-time work2121.934.61824.033.9+3
Bachelor or higher degree44.25.41013.34.1-6
Advanced diploma or diploma1111.54.634.03.3+8
Certificate level3031.327.21925.323.9+11
No qualifications4850.058.15168.063.4-3
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 123940.633.32634.728.1+13
Year 112020.826.72026.727.00
Under Year 103637.536.62837.341.5+8
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending8790.681.96688.081.3+21
Secondary school00.05.734.06.7-3
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.
Engineering and Related Technologies1313.58.879.36.5+6
Architecture and Building44.
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies66.31.934.02.0+3
Management and Commerce77.37.556.76.6+2
Society and Culture66.
Creative Arts33.11.334.01.20
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services44.23.934.03.4+1
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.07.434.06.3-3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home6567.777.64864.070.0+17
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1818.830.42432.031.3-6

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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