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Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

5.4% of the local labour force of Redland City were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.1% 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
Redland City20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,8755.46.12,6394.14.7+1,236
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,57140.537.21,02638.935.6+545
25 - 54 years1,78946.252.01,32950.454.1+460
55 - 64 years48112.49.627610.59.5+205
65 years and over340.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,28559.062.21,47055.760.6+815
Part-time work1,59041.037.81,16944.339.4+421
Bachelor or higher degree3208.311.02379.08.8+83
Advanced diploma or diploma3238.36.31826.95.8+141
Certificate level88022.721.947217.917.1+408
No qualifications2,19056.556.21,60760.962.4+583
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,71344.247.91,03039.041.6+683
Year 113739.610.22539.69.9+120
Under Year 101,31934.033.41,04039.439.7+279
Still attending3659.46.02599.85.6+106
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5993,31285.586.5--------
$600 to $1,2493799.88.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 711.81.9--------
$2,000 or more 280.70.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2927.514.61796.811.6+113
Has broadband internet access at home3,10180.072.31,46155.441.9+1,640
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,23932.030.991834.832.4+321

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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