Scenic Rim Regional Council

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.0% of the resident workforce of the Scenic Rim Regional Council 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 the Scenic Rim Regional Council 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
Scenic Rim Regional Council20162011change
Namenumber%. % Queenslandnumber%. % Queensland2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,077100.0100.0963100.0100.0+114
Unemployment rate--6.07.6--5.693.9+0.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years31329.135.629530.62.4+18
25 - 54 years58254.050.852254.23.4+60
55 - 64 years15914.811.911712.10.6+42
65 years and over323.01.7323.30.1--
Looking for
Full-time work69864.860.160562.84.0+93
Part-time work38035.339.936037.42.4+20
Bachelor or higher degree918.413.7717.40.7+20
Advanced diploma or diploma898.38.1424.40.4+47
Certificate level30828.624.626327.31.4+45
No qualifications54450.550.453655.73.6+8
Highest level of schooling
Year 1250647.054.339741.23.1+109
Year 1113912.911.513213.70.8+7
Under Year 1041438.432.241843.42.4-4
Education institute attending
Not Attending88882.573.881784.85.0+71
Secondary school494.57.1515.30.4-2
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences90.81.470.70.1+2
Information Technology111.01.9131.30.1-2
Engineering and Related Technologies979.08.3757.80.4+22
Architecture and Building323.02.9424.40.2-10
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies171.61.2202.10.1-3
Management and Commerce11010.211.8818.40.6+29
Society and Culture706.57.3596.10.4+11
Creative Arts292.72.4151.60.1+14
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services555.14.1323.30.2+23
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home524.817.4383.90.9+14
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016222.08.6--------
Has internet access at home94287.585.683186.35.2+111
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)34331.829.633234.52.0+11

Scenic Rim Regional Council

economic profile