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Characteristics of the unemployed

7.7% of the resident workforce of Tablelands were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.6% in Queensland.

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 Tablelands go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons802100.0100.0651100.0100.0+151
Unemployment rate--7.77.6--6.393.9+1.3%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years18723.335.617426.72.4+13
25 - 54 years44555.550.836255.63.4+83
55 - 64 years15419.211.99314.30.6+61
65 years and over212.61.7162.50.1+5
Looking for--------------
Full-time work53867.160.144668.54.0+92
Part-time work26633.239.920731.82.4+59
Bachelor or higher degree486.013.7335.10.7+15
Advanced diploma or diploma486.08.1304.60.4+18
Certificate level22628.224.614822.71.4+78
No qualifications44355.250.439360.43.6+50
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1231038.754.322434.43.1+86
Year 118210.211.57912.10.8+3
Under Year 1037546.832.232049.22.4+55
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending71388.973.855585.35.0+158
Secondary school222.77.1284.30.4-6
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences60.71.4121.80.1-6
Information Technology00.01.971.10.1-7
Engineering and Related Technologies749.28.3355.40.4+39
Architecture and Building253.12.9213.20.2+4
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies182.21.2223.40.1-4
Management and Commerce587.211.8355.40.6+23
Society and Culture546.77.3223.40.4+32
Creative Arts121.52.471.10.1+5
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services364.54.1274.10.2+9
Mixed Field Programmes00.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home283.517.4253.80.9+3
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016172.18.6--------
Has internet access at home62377.785.646070.75.2+163
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)23028.729.619329.62.0+37

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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