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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.6% of the resident workforce of the Sydney Eastern Suburbs were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.3% in New South Wales.

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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed
Sydney Eastern Suburbs20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons6,465100.0100.06,088100.0100.0+377
Unemployment rate--4.66.3--4.794.1--%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years2,23734.633.12,04333.62.1+194
25 - 54 years3,39552.552.93,34554.93.4+50
55 - 64 years67710.512.35939.70.7+84
65 years and over1542.41.81001.60.1+54
Looking for--------------
Full-time work2,93845.455.03,06650.43.7-128
Part-time work3,54054.845.03,03249.82.5+508
Bachelor or higher degree2,65841.120.42,27437.41.0+384
Advanced diploma or diploma5638.78.25438.90.5+20
Certificate level6069.418.461310.11.1-7
No qualifications2,46938.249.62,39339.33.3+76
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 125,36282.957.14,80979.03.2+553
Year 112714.28.22974.90.5-26
Under Year 1076411.832.387614.42.4-112
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending3,84459.570.43,80762.54.5+37
Secondary school2433.86.31883.10.3+55
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences1582.41.71422.30.1+16
Information Technology1722.73.01803.00.2-8
Engineering and Related Technologies4927.66.83676.00.4+125
Architecture and Building1482.32.31883.10.2-40
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies430.71.1300.50.1+13
Management and Commerce1,28819.913.51,11118.20.8+177
Society and Culture5979.27.15619.20.4+36
Creative Arts4356.73.04096.70.2+26
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1342.13.21652.70.2-31
Mixed Field Programmes130.20.2190.30.0-6
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home2,83343.835.52,33038.31.9+503
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,72926.712.9--------
Has internet access at home5,49084.985.95,20685.55.1+284
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,39421.627.51,29321.21.8+101

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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