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Characteristics of the unemployed

6.3% of the resident workforce of Tablelands were unemployed in 2011, compared to 6.1% 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons6476.36.15345.54.7+113
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years17727.437.213525.335.6+42
25 - 54 years37257.552.031358.654.1+59
55 - 64 years8012.49.68616.19.5-6
65 years and over182.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work44368.562.233462.560.6+109
Part-time work20431.537.820037.539.4+4
Bachelor or higher degree345.311.0295.48.8+5
Advanced diploma or diploma274.26.3264.95.8+1
Certificate level14622.621.910720.017.1+39
No qualifications39360.756.232360.562.4+70
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1222434.647.915028.141.6+74
Year 117010.810.2499.29.9+21
Under Year 1029145.033.429455.139.7-3
Still attending304.66.0163.05.6+14
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59957588.986.5--------
$600 to $1,249487.48.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 50.81.9--------
$2,000 or more 00.00.9--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home243.714.6336.211.6-9
Has broadband internet access at home40462.472.313625.541.9+268
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)19630.330.916731.332.4+29

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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