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City of Rockingham

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)

5.9% of the local labour force of the City of Rockingham were unemployed in 2011, compared to 4.7% in Western 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 the City of Rockingham go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed (Local)
City of Rockingham20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons3,0375.94.71,8074.73.8+1,230
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,24140.936.667637.435.0+565
25 - 54 years1,52950.353.193751.955.0+592
55 - 64 years2187.28.91659.19.1+53
65 years and over491.61.4291.61.0+20
Looking for--------------
Full-time work1,87561.759.71,10561.258.3+770
Part-time work1,16238.340.370238.841.7+460
Bachelor or higher degree1635.413.2774.310.7+86
Advanced diploma or diploma1655.46.7915.06.4+74
Certificate level71823.619.840322.317.1+315
No qualifications1,84160.655.41,10361.059.5+738
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,10436.448.053129.441.3+573
Year 1152917.412.931017.213.3+219
Under Year 101,10036.231.078643.536.6+314
Still attending2227.35.21337.45.4+89
Individual income--------------
Nil to $5992,47181.482.7--------
$600 to $1,2492959.79.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1244.13.1--------
$2,000 or more 682.21.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2287.520.5784.316.6+150
Has broadband internet access at home2,30876.071.180244.440.9+1,506
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,04034.229.762434.530.7+416

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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