RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Yorke Peninsula Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.8% of the resident workforce of Yorke Peninsula Council area 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 Yorke Peninsula Council area go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current area:
Current benchmark:
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Resident workers key statistics
Yorke Peninsula Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons249100.0100.0197100.0100.0+52
Males15863.556.511256.952.9+46
Females8433.743.58442.647.1--
Unemployment rate--5.87.5--4.594.3+1.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years5321.334.34522.82.2+8
25 - 54 years12550.252.910251.83.3+23
55 - 64 years6526.111.65025.40.6+15
65 years and over62.41.30--0.1+6
Looking for
Full-time work14658.658.613267.03.7+14
Part-time work10140.641.46332.02.4+38
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree93.615.642.00.8+5
Advanced diploma or diploma114.46.584.10.3+3
Certificate level6626.523.03819.31.3+28
No qualifications14156.651.712965.53.5+12
Highest level of schooling
Year 126827.350.74723.92.7+21
Year 117429.720.36131.01.3+13
Under Year 1010040.226.48744.21.9+13
Education institute attending
Not Attending21485.970.717186.84.4+43
University31.211.20--0.6+3
TAFE114.46.684.10.4+3
Other41.62.20--0.1+4
Secondary school114.48.173.60.4+4
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.80--0.1--
Information Technology002.10--0.1--
Engineering and Related Technologies2710.88.2168.10.4+11
Architecture and Building135.22.6105.10.2+3
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies114.41.331.50.1+8
Health83.23.331.50.2+5
Education001.984.10.1-8
Management and Commerce145.610.4147.10.6--
Society and Culture135.27.684.10.4+5
Creative Arts002.20--0.1--
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services114.43.60--0.2+11
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home0024.152.51.2-5
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201631.210.8--------
Has internet access at home18674.785.314171.64.8+45
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6626.528.05628.41.7+10

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile