City of Unley

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.8% of the resident workforce of the City of Unley were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.5% in South 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 Unley 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 Unley20162011change
Namenumber%. % South Australianumber%. % South Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,143100.0100.0924100.0100.0+219
Unemployment rate--5.87.5--4.794.3+1.2%
Age structure
15 - 24 years41236.034.332535.22.2+87
25 - 54 years57950.752.950454.53.3+75
55 - 64 years12711.111.6849.10.6+43
65 years and over232.01.3121.30.1+11
Looking for
Full-time work53146.558.645749.53.7+74
Part-time work61453.741.446850.62.4+146
Bachelor or higher degree42337.015.632435.10.8+99
Advanced diploma or diploma857.46.5727.80.3+13
Certificate level15313.423.011011.91.3+43
No qualifications46440.651.739142.33.5+73
Highest level of schooling
Year 1286575.750.768474.02.7+181
Year 1111510.120.311612.61.3-1
Under Year 1015213.326.411512.41.9+37
Education institute attending
Not Attending65557.370.758162.94.4+74
Secondary school1089.48.1566.10.4+52
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences484.21.8293.10.1+19
Information Technology353.12.1202.20.1+15
Engineering and Related Technologies948.28.2475.10.4+47
Architecture and Building242.12.6212.30.2+3
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies242.11.3151.60.1+9
Management and Commerce17115.010.413714.80.6+34
Society and Culture1069.37.69910.70.4+7
Creative Arts605.22.2475.10.1+13
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services191.73.6374.00.2-18
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home40035.024.125227.31.2+148
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201624121.110.8--------
Has internet access at home1,01889.185.377684.04.8+242
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)26723.428.021923.71.7+48

City of Unley

economic profile