City of Stonnington

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Stonnington 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 Stonnington 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 Stonnington20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,112100.0100.02,349100.0100.0+763
Unemployment rate--5.26.6--4.494.6+0.8%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,02733.035.277232.92.0+255
25 - 54 years1,72155.352.51,33756.93.1+384
55 - 64 years2788.910.71978.40.5+81
65 years and over832.71.5391.70.1+44
Looking for
Full-time work1,55650.053.31,22652.23.3+330
Part-time work1,55249.946.71,12447.92.5+428
Bachelor or higher degree1,41245.422.293940.01.0+473
Advanced diploma or diploma2889.38.625510.90.4+33
Certificate level2788.918.32249.51.0+54
No qualifications1,08234.847.985536.43.0+227
Highest level of schooling
Year 122,63984.861.61,92982.13.1+710
Year 111775.712.11677.10.8+10
Under Year 102648.523.92199.31.6+45
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,89460.967.51,47362.74.0+421
Secondary school1013.27.4853.60.4+16
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences832.72.0753.20.1+8
Information Technology1414.53.21034.40.2+38
Engineering and Related Technologies1745.67.01094.60.3+65
Architecture and Building822.62.7632.70.1+19
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies200.61.0170.70.1+3
Management and Commerce67121.612.647520.20.6+196
Society and Culture31010.07.91988.40.4+112
Creative Arts2217.13.41847.80.2+37
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services772.53.5723.10.2+5
Mixed Field Programmes30.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1,29041.538.285636.41.9+434
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201683526.815.7--------
Has internet access at home2,79689.888.42,08788.84.8+709
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)57218.426.644018.71.6+132

City of Stonnington

economic profile