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Yorke Peninsula Region

Characteristics of the unemployed

7.4% of the resident workforce of Yorke Peninsula 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 Yorke Peninsula Region go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Yorke Peninsula Region20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional SA %Number%Regional SA %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons788100.0100.0591100.0100.0+197
Unemployment rate--7.46.6--5.65.4+1.8%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years19024.128.914925.232.3+41
25 - 54 years41452.553.332655.255.0+88
55 - 64 years15319.416.111820.011.6+35
65 years and over202.51.700.01.2+20
Looking for--------------
Full-time work48161.065.438965.866.2+92
Part-time work30138.234.620534.733.9+96
Bachelor or higher degree303.85.4101.74.1+20
Advanced diploma or diploma334.24.6152.53.3+18
Certificate level20626.127.213422.723.9+72
No qualifications46258.658.139366.563.4+69
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1222929.133.314224.028.1+87
Year 1122628.726.716628.127.0+60
Under Year 1030038.136.626945.541.5+31
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending63981.181.949984.481.3+140
Secondary school425.35.7274.66.7+15
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences00.00.600.00.50
Information Technology81.
Engineering and Related Technologies627.98.8457.66.5+17
Architecture and Building212.72.2223.72.4-1
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies232.91.971.22.0+16
Management and Commerce567.17.5294.96.6+27
Society and Culture425.36.1233.95.0+19
Creative Arts40.51.300.01.2+4
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services394.93.9132.23.4+26
Mixed Field Programmes40.50.300.00.2+4
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home172.27.4111.96.3+6
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016121.52.8--------
Has internet access at home60777.077.643974.370.0+168
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)21827.730.416728.331.3+51

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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