City of Ryde

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.3% of the resident workforce of the City of Ryde were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

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 Ryde 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
City of Ryde20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,859100.0100.03,057100.0100.0+802
Unemployment rate--6.36.3--5.794.1+0.6%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,24132.233.11,07035.02.1+171
25 - 54 years2,18856.752.91,67554.83.4+513
55 - 64 years39010.112.32829.20.7+108
65 years and over541.41.8331.10.1+21
Looking for
Full-time work1,84447.855.01,52049.73.7+324
Part-time work2,01752.345.01,53150.12.5+486
Bachelor or higher degree1,66143.020.41,09835.91.0+563
Advanced diploma or diploma3569.28.234211.20.5+14
Certificate level3408.818.43019.81.1+39
No qualifications1,38335.849.61,19339.03.3+190
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,16782.157.12,34476.73.2+823
Year 111534.08.21254.10.5+28
Under Year 1048312.532.350416.52.4-21
Education institute attending
Not Attending2,32160.170.41,79758.84.5+524
Secondary school1664.36.31133.70.3+53
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1503.91.7913.00.1+59
Information Technology2416.23.01314.30.2+110
Engineering and Related Technologies2907.56.81956.40.4+95
Architecture and Building701.82.3612.00.2+9
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies220.61.1260.90.1-4
Management and Commerce91523.713.570923.20.8+206
Society and Culture2737.17.12257.40.4+48
Creative Arts1273.33.01083.50.2+19
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services812.13.2682.20.2+13
Mixed Field Programmes150.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,49764.735.51,85760.71.9+640
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,20831.312.9--------
Has internet access at home3,41388.485.92,65286.85.1+761
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)89223.127.572623.71.8+166

City of Ryde

economic profile