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Mid North Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.0% of the resident workforce of Mid North Region 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 Mid North Region go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Mid North Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons455100.0100.0369100.0100.0+86
Unemployment rate--5.06.6--4.05.4+1.0%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years11425.128.911932.232.3-5
25 - 54 years25255.453.319552.855.0+57
55 - 64 years8117.816.14712.711.6+34
65 years and over122.61.761.61.2+6
Looking for--------------
Full-time work29464.665.422460.766.2+70
Part-time work16135.434.614840.133.9+13
Bachelor or higher degree255.55.4205.44.1+5
Advanced diploma or diploma255.54.6205.43.3+5
Certificate level13128.827.28021.723.9+51
No qualifications26357.858.123764.263.4+26
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1215734.533.311430.928.1+43
Year 1111324.826.79826.627.0+15
Under Year 1016436.036.615341.541.5+11
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending36880.981.929279.181.3+76
Secondary school194.25.7236.26.7-4
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology00.
Engineering and Related Technologies459.98.8226.06.5+23
Architecture and Building122.
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies184.01.961.62.0+12
Management and Commerce265.77.5195.16.6+7
Society and Culture286.26.1215.75.0+7
Creative Arts40.91.351.41.2-1
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services265.73.9143.83.4+12
Mixed Field Programmes40.90.300.00.2+4
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home235.17.4143.86.3+9
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201600.02.8--------
Has internet access at home36780.777.629279.170.0+75
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)15033.030.412533.931.3+25

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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