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Wollondilly Shire

Characteristics of the unemployed

4.3% of the resident workforce of Wollondilly Shire were unemployed in 2011, compared to 5.9% 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 Wollondilly Shire go to the Unemployment page.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Characteristics of the unemployed ()
Wollondilly Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Key statistics--------------
Total persons9454.35.98844.45.9+61
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years37539.733.834338.832.8+32
25 - 54 years44647.254.644450.256.7+2
55 - 64 years11011.610.49711.09.7+13
65 years and over141.
Looking for--------------
Full-time work56459.759.456463.862.90
Part-time work38140.340.632036.237.1+61
Bachelor or higher degree565.916.5414.611.7+15
Advanced diploma or diploma616.57.6374.25.9+24
Certificate level22423.718.217419.717.1+50
No qualifications54858.052.855562.858.4-7
Highest level of schooling--------------
Year 1232834.750.725729.141.6+71
Year 11747.86.7586.67.0+16
Under Year 1044146.734.347954.242.9-38
Still attending818.65.3505.74.4+31
Individual income--------------
Nil to $59979484.087.2--------
$600 to $1,249869.17.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 202.11.9--------
$2,000 or more 80.81.5--------
Other characteristics--------------
Speaks a language other than English at home525.531.0485.427.6+4
Has broadband internet access at home72176.373.937742.641.5+344
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)30232.028.828832.630.2+14

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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