Redland City

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.1% of the resident workforce of Redland City were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.6% in Queensland.

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 Redland City go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
Redland City20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons4,565100.0100.03,851100.0100.0+714
Unemployment rate--6.17.6--5.493.9+0.7%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,78839.235.61,57741.02.4+211
25 - 54 years2,01644.250.81,77146.03.4+245
55 - 64 years66914.711.944711.60.6+222
65 years and over881.91.7561.50.1+32
Looking for
Full-time work2,64057.860.12,27058.94.0+370
Part-time work1,93042.339.91,57440.92.4+356
Bachelor or higher degree53211.713.73288.50.7+204
Advanced diploma or diploma4279.48.12967.70.4+131
Certificate level1,15825.424.688623.01.4+272
No qualifications2,34851.450.42,19857.13.6+150
Highest level of schooling
Year 122,38252.254.31,73545.13.1+647
Year 1152911.611.549212.80.8+37
Under Year 101,60635.232.21,53639.92.4+70
Education institute attending
Not Attending3,36873.873.82,93376.25.0+435
Secondary school50111.07.13599.30.4+142
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences511.11.4391.00.1+12
Information Technology891.91.9511.30.1+38
Engineering and Related Technologies4088.98.32476.40.4+161
Architecture and Building1423.12.91764.60.2-34
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies481.11.2531.40.1-5
Management and Commerce55612.211.83619.40.6+195
Society and Culture2856.27.31925.00.4+93
Creative Arts1232.72.4962.50.1+27
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1854.14.11453.80.2+40
Mixed Field Programmes70.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4099.017.42767.20.9+133
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161984.38.6--------
Has internet access at home4,19291.885.63,39088.05.2+802
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,26527.729.61,24132.22.0+24

Redland City Council

economic profile