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Characteristics of the unemployed

6.1% of the resident workforce of the City of Vincent were unemployed in 2011, compared to 7.8% in Western 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 Vincent go to the Unemployment page.

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

Characteristics of the unemployed
City of Vincent20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Key statistics--------------
Total persons1,215100.0100.0750100.0100.0+465
Unemployment rate--6.17.8--4.095.3+2.1%
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years31125.631.120226.91.8+109
25 - 54 years73960.855.347463.22.6+265
55 - 64 years14612.011.8668.80.4+80
65 years and over231.91.840.50.1+19
Looking for--------------
Full-time work70858.360.744659.53.0+262
Part-time work51142.139.329939.92.0+212
Bachelor or higher degree43936.117.320927.90.7+230
Advanced diploma or diploma14011.58.1567.50.3+84
Certificate level20717.023.013117.51.0+76
No qualifications39132.248.431241.62.7+79
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1288072.454.653371.12.4+347
Year 111119.113.2628.30.7+49
Under Year 1020717.030.212817.11.7+79
Education institute attending--------------
Not Attending85370.274.653471.23.7+319
Secondary school383.
Field of qualification--------------
Natural and Physical Sciences383.12.0162.10.1+22
Information Technology332.71.9162.10.1+17
Engineering and Related Technologies16213.311.7678.90.4+95
Architecture and Building463.83.7314.10.2+15
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies90.
Management and Commerce19416.010.89612.80.5+98
Society and Culture12210.06.2597.90.3+63
Creative Arts705.82.2374.90.1+33
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services352.93.1293.90.2+6
Mixed Field Programmes30.
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home38131.424.823531.31.0+146
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201622518.512.6--------
Has internet access at home1,00682.886.958578.03.9+421
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)26221.630.914319.11.5+119

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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