City of Subiaco

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.8% of the resident workforce of the City of Subiaco were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.8% in Western 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 Subiaco 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 Subiaco20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons500100.0100.0265100.0100.0+235
Unemployment rate--5.87.8--3.295.3+2.6%
Age structure
15 - 24 years12825.631.18030.21.8+48
25 - 54 years29759.455.315658.92.6+141
55 - 64 years5511.011.82910.90.4+26
65 years and over234.61.841.50.1+19
Looking for
Full-time work28456.860.714755.53.0+137
Part-time work21142.239.312045.32.0+91
Bachelor or higher degree24849.617.311643.80.7+132
Advanced diploma or diploma459.08.1249.10.3+21
Certificate level5210.423.03111.71.0+21
No qualifications14328.648.48532.12.7+58
Highest level of schooling
Year 1240480.854.619774.32.4+207
Year 11275.413.2249.10.7+3
Under Year 106312.630.23714.01.7+26
Education institute attending
Not Attending33466.874.617465.73.7+160
Secondary school285.66.2103.80.3+18
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences367.22.0155.70.1+21
Information Technology214.21.941.50.1+17
Engineering and Related Technologies5711.411.7269.80.4+31
Architecture and Building173.43.7114.20.2+6
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies122.
Management and Commerce8016.010.83914.70.5+41
Society and Culture5410.86.23412.80.3+20
Creative Arts244.82.2176.40.1+7
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services91.
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home14929.824.86323.81.0+86
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20169519.012.6--------
Has internet access at home44989.886.923889.83.9+211
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)13927.830.95219.61.5+87

City of Subiaco

economic profile