Willoughby City

Characteristics of the unemployed

5.1% of the resident workforce of Willoughby City were unemployed in 2016, 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 Willoughby City 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
Willoughby City20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons1,942100.0100.01,637100.0100.0+305
Unemployment rate--5.16.3--4.694.1+0.4%
Age structure
15 - 24 years49625.533.147328.92.1+23
25 - 54 years1,14659.052.994958.03.4+197
55 - 64 years23812.312.317310.60.7+65
65 years and over633.21.8392.40.1+24
Looking for
Full-time work98650.855.084751.73.7+139
Part-time work94948.945.079248.42.5+157
Bachelor or higher degree94148.520.469942.71.0+242
Advanced diploma or diploma1769.18.217210.50.5+4
Certificate level1236.318.41297.91.1-6
No qualifications65133.549.658035.43.3+71
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,65785.357.11,34282.03.2+315
Year 11542.88.2674.10.5-13
Under Year 1021210.932.320412.52.4+8
Education institute attending
Not Attending1,29766.870.41,06465.04.5+233
Secondary school985.06.3664.00.3+32
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences583.01.7573.50.1+1
Information Technology1095.63.0814.90.2+28
Engineering and Related Technologies1477.66.8925.60.4+55
Architecture and Building351.82.3251.50.2+10
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies70.
Management and Commerce51126.313.537322.80.8+138
Society and Culture1779.17.11529.30.4+25
Creative Arts814.23.0975.90.2-16
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services281.43.2372.30.2-9
Mixed Field Programmes80.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home1,10957.135.585752.41.9+252
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201645123.212.9--------
Has internet access at home1,77891.685.91,52192.95.1+257
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)57829.827.545127.61.8+127

Willoughby City Council

economic profile