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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 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 Yorke Peninsula Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Yorke Peninsula Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons249100.0100.0197100.0100.0+52
Males15863.558.311256.956.7+46
Females8433.741.78442.643.30
Unemployment rate--5.86.6--4.55.4+1.3%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years5321.328.94522.832.3+8
25 - 54 years12550.253.310251.855.0+23
55 - 64 years6526.116.15025.411.6+15
65 years and over62.41.700.01.2+6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work14658.665.413267.066.2+14
Part-time work10140.634.66332.033.9+38
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree93.65.442.04.1+5
Advanced diploma or diploma114.44.684.13.3+3
Certificate level6626.527.23819.323.9+28
No qualifications14156.658.112965.563.4+12
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 126827.333.34723.928.1+21
Year 117429.726.76131.027.0+13
Under Year 1010040.236.68744.241.5+13
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending21485.981.917186.881.3+43
University31.22.900.01.9+3
TAFE114.45.984.16.3+3
Other41.61.800.01.6+4
Secondary school114.45.773.66.7+4
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.01.000.00.90
Engineering and Related Technologies2710.88.8168.16.5+11
Architecture and Building135.22.2105.12.4+3
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies114.41.931.52.0+8
Health83.22.631.52.1+5
Education00.01.484.11.1-8
Management and Commerce145.67.5147.16.60
Society and Culture135.26.184.15.0+5
Creative Arts00.01.300.01.20
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services114.43.900.03.4+11
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.300.00.20
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home00.07.452.56.3-5
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201631.22.8--------
Has internet access at home18674.777.614171.670.0+45
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)6626.530.45628.431.3+10

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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