Upper Lachlan Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.8% of the resident workforce of Upper Lachlan Shire 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 Upper Lachlan Shire go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

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

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Resident workers key statistics
Upper Lachlan Shire20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons141100.0100.0107100.0100.0+34
Unemployment rate--3.86.3--3.094.1+0.9%
Age structure
15 - 24 years4129.133.13633.62.1+5
25 - 54 years6747.552.95046.73.4+17
55 - 64 years2517.712.31413.10.7+11
65 years and over117.81.832.80.1+8
Looking for
Full-time work8963.155.05349.53.7+36
Part-time work5438.345.05652.32.5-2
Bachelor or higher degree117.820.465.61.0+5
Advanced diploma or diploma107.18.2109.30.5--
Certificate level3827.018.41917.81.1+19
No qualifications6244.049.66257.93.3--
Highest level of schooling
Year 126445.457.12523.43.2+39
Year 1185.78.2109.30.5-2
Under Year 106747.532.36157.02.4+6
Education institute attending
Not Attending11581.670.47570.14.5+40
Secondary school85.76.31110.30.3-3
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences001.70--0.1--
Information Technology003.00--0.2--
Engineering and Related Technologies1712.16.843.70.4+13
Architecture and Building96.42.376.50.2+2
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies53.
Management and Commerce139.213.587.50.8+5
Society and Culture107.
Creative Arts64.
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services53.
Mixed Field Programmes32.10.20--0.0+3
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home0035.543.71.9-4
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20160012.9--------
Has internet access at home10574.585.99084.15.1+15
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3625.527.53734.61.8-1

Upper Lachlan Shire

economic profile