RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile

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Southern Flinders Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.9% of the resident workforce of Southern Flinders Region were unemployed in 2016, 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 Southern Flinders Region 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
Southern Flinders Region20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,047100.0100.0719100.0100.0+328
Males64161.256.541758.052.9+224
Females42240.343.530943.047.1+113
Unemployment rate--8.97.5--6.294.3+2.8%
Age structure
15 - 24 years33832.334.323332.42.2+105
25 - 54 years52750.352.942659.23.3+101
55 - 64 years16315.611.6648.90.6+99
65 years and over181.71.3101.40.1+8
Looking for
Full-time work72869.558.651271.23.7+216
Part-time work32731.241.420728.82.4+120
Qualifications
Bachelor or higher degree343.215.6294.00.8+5
Advanced diploma or diploma353.36.5212.90.3+14
Certificate level27826.623.015121.01.3+127
No qualifications66563.551.749368.63.5+172
Highest level of schooling
Year 1230629.250.718325.52.7+123
Year 1128026.720.321329.61.3+67
Under Year 1043141.226.429841.41.9+133
Education institute attending
Not Attending86582.670.761084.84.4+255
University413.911.230.40.6+38
TAFE636.06.6314.30.4+32
Other141.32.2111.50.1+3
Secondary school636.08.1385.30.4+25
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences30.31.80--0.1+3
Information Technology161.52.130.40.1+13
Engineering and Related Technologies848.08.2334.60.4+51
Architecture and Building282.72.630.40.2+25
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies101.01.391.30.1+1
Health272.63.3172.40.2+10
Education161.51.930.40.1+13
Management and Commerce636.010.4375.10.6+26
Society and Culture646.17.6466.40.4+18
Creative Arts70.72.2111.50.1-4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services313.03.6182.50.2+13
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home373.524.1223.11.2+15
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016141.310.8--------
Has internet access at home79375.785.347365.84.8+320
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)28627.328.020929.11.7+77

RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

economic profile