City of Salisbury

Characteristics of the unemployed

10.1% of the resident workforce of the City of Salisbury were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.5% in South 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 Salisbury 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 Salisbury20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons6,438100.0100.04,476100.0100.0+1,962
Unemployment rate--10.17.5--7.394.3+2.8%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,24434.934.31,63636.62.2+608
25 - 54 years3,56555.452.92,51956.33.3+1,046
55 - 64 years5819.011.63046.80.6+277
65 years and over440.71.3200.40.1+24
Looking for
Full-time work4,00262.258.62,89064.63.7+1,112
Part-time work2,43737.941.41,58635.42.4+851
Bachelor or higher degree66810.415.63116.90.8+357
Advanced diploma or diploma3825.96.51693.80.3+213
Certificate level1,54724.023.097221.71.3+575
No qualifications3,64856.751.72,82463.13.5+824
Highest level of schooling
Year 123,01046.850.71,67537.42.7+1,335
Year 111,37121.320.31,08724.31.3+284
Under Year 101,79727.926.41,52734.11.9+270
Education institute attending
Not Attending4,58071.170.73,42276.54.4+1,158
Secondary school4647.28.13036.80.4+161
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences801.21.8340.80.1+46
Information Technology1181.82.1841.90.1+34
Engineering and Related Technologies4977.78.22726.10.4+225
Architecture and Building1622.52.6892.00.2+73
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies520.81.3370.80.1+15
Management and Commerce6189.610.43487.80.6+270
Society and Culture4857.57.62335.20.4+252
Creative Arts821.32.2591.30.1+23
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services2393.73.62034.50.2+36
Mixed Field Programmes190.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home2,29235.624.11,19226.61.2+1,100
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201672111.210.8--------
Has internet access at home5,62487.485.33,54579.24.8+2,079
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,96130.528.01,43432.01.7+527

City of Salisbury

economic profile