City of Greater Shepparton

Characteristics of the unemployed

6.4% of the resident workforce of the City of Greater Shepparton were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% in Victoria.

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 Greater Shepparton 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 Greater Shepparton20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,854100.0100.01,560100.0100.0+294
Unemployment rate--6.46.6--5.594.6+0.9%
Age structure
15 - 24 years69937.735.256236.02.0+137
25 - 54 years96251.952.583253.33.1+130
55 - 64 years1839.910.71489.50.5+35
65 years and over130.71.580.50.1+5
Looking for
Full-time work1,09959.353.31,01264.93.3+87
Part-time work76041.046.754635.02.5+214
Bachelor or higher degree1327.122.2795.11.0+53
Advanced diploma or diploma1055.78.6513.30.4+54
Certificate level41922.618.331019.91.0+109
No qualifications1,11059.947.91,03866.53.0+72
Highest level of schooling
Year 1267736.561.645128.93.1+226
Year 1131617.012.126617.10.8+50
Under Year 1076841.423.978050.01.6-12
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,33772.167.51,21577.94.0+122
Secondary school22712.27.41318.40.4+96
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences170.92.0110.70.1+6
Information Technology191.03.2181.20.2+1
Engineering and Related Technologies894.87.0774.90.3+12
Architecture and Building492.62.7372.40.1+12
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies191.01.0251.60.1-6
Management and Commerce1317.112.6805.10.6+51
Society and Culture1598.67.9654.20.4+94
Creative Arts181.03.4110.70.2+7
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services874.73.5593.80.2+28
Mixed Field Programmes50.30.20--0.0+5
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home43223.338.228318.11.9+149
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201619410.515.7--------
Has internet access at home1,52282.188.41,13672.84.8+386
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)51827.926.647030.11.6+48

City of Greater Shepparton

economic profile