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Waverley Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.8% of the resident workforce of Waverley Council area were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.0% in Greater Sydney.

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 Waverley Council area go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
Waverley Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,457100.0100.01,442100.0100.0+15
Unemployment rate--3.86.0--4.15.7-0.2%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years33022.632.532122.333.1+9
25 - 54 years90962.454.392964.455.6-20
55 - 64 years17812.211.415911.010.0+19
65 years and over352.41.8302.11.2+5
Looking for--------------
Full-time work73450.452.882557.258.2-91
Part-time work72850.047.261942.941.8+109
Bachelor or higher degree65044.626.357439.821.4+76
Advanced diploma or diploma16211.19.116511.48.8-3
Certificate level16311.214.215610.815.1+7
No qualifications44930.847.448333.549.9-34
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 121,20082.466.61,13078.460.4+70
Year 11735.06.61017.06.6-28
Under Year 1017211.824.419313.429.8-21
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending1,03370.968.31,04872.770.0-15
Secondary school594.06.0443.14.9+15
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences342.32.1241.71.8+10
Information Technology422.93.8392.73.2+3
Engineering and Related Technologies684.76.4574.05.8+11
Architecture and Building402.72.0533.72.6-13
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies130.90.760.40.7+7
Management and Commerce33823.215.929520.514.7+43
Society and Culture15510.67.415710.96.5-2
Creative Arts1449.93.41399.63.3+5
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services412.82.9483.32.9-7
Mixed Field Programmes00.00.350.30.2-5
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home50234.550.538826.944.7+114
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201629720.417.9--------
Has internet access at home1,28988.588.91,27088.185.2+19
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)36425.026.635324.527.7+11

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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