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District Council of Peterborough

Characteristics of the unemployed

13.5% of the resident workforce of District Council of Peterborough 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 District Council of Peterborough go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
District Council of Peterborough20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons77100.0100.052100.0100.0+25
Males4355.858.33057.756.7+13
Females3849.441.72344.243.3+15
Unemployment rate--13.56.6--9.15.4+4.4%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1013.028.91121.232.3-1
25 - 54 years3950.653.33159.655.0+8
55 - 64 years1924.716.1611.511.6+13
65 years and over00.01.735.81.2-3
Looking for--------------
Full-time work6077.965.43567.366.2+25
Part-time work1620.834.61630.833.90
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1215.65.435.84.1+9
Advanced diploma or diploma00.04.647.73.3-4
Certificate level911.727.2917.323.90
No qualifications5368.858.13465.463.4+19
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121620.833.31732.728.1-1
Year 111316.926.71426.927.0-1
Under Year 104761.036.62446.241.5+23
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending6584.481.94688.581.3+19
University33.92.900.01.9+3
TAFE67.85.935.86.3+3
Other00.01.800.01.60
Secondary school00.05.700.06.70
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology67.81.000.00.9+6
Engineering and Related Technologies45.28.835.86.5+1
Architecture and Building00.02.200.02.40
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies00.01.900.02.00
Health56.52.600.02.1+5
Education00.01.400.01.10
Management and Commerce45.27.500.06.6+4
Society and Culture00.06.147.75.0-4
Creative Arts00.01.300.01.20
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services00.03.900.03.40
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.07.400.06.30
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home4963.677.63057.770.0+19
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1823.430.4713.531.3+11

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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