Woollahra Municipal Council area

Characteristics of the unemployed

3.3% of the resident workforce of Woollahra Municipal Council area 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 Woollahra Municipal Council area 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
Woollahra Municipal Council area20162011change
Namenumber%. % New South Walesnumber%. % New South Wales2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons966100.0100.01,013100.0100.0-47
Unemployment rate--3.36.3--3.794.1-0.3%
Age structure
15 - 24 years22823.633.126426.12.1-36
25 - 54 years56058.052.959658.83.4-36
55 - 64 years12713.112.311711.50.7+10
65 years and over464.81.8343.40.1+12
Looking for
Full-time work50352.155.057356.63.7-70
Part-time work46748.345.044944.32.5+18
Bachelor or higher degree46448.020.444844.21.0+16
Advanced diploma or diploma9710.08.2939.20.5+4
Certificate level586.018.410410.31.1-46
No qualifications31632.749.632432.03.3-8
Highest level of schooling
Year 1282285.157.184883.73.2-26
Year 11373.88.2403.90.5-3
Under Year 109710.032.310510.42.4-8
Education institute attending
Not Attending69371.770.473572.64.5-42
Secondary school454.76.3363.60.3+9
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences202.11.7262.60.1-6
Information Technology151.63.0171.70.2-2
Engineering and Related Technologies333.46.8373.70.4-4
Architecture and Building242.52.3323.20.2-8
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies30.
Management and Commerce22122.913.521321.00.8+8
Society and Culture13514.07.114514.30.4-10
Creative Arts10811.23.0929.10.2+16
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services90.93.2272.70.2-18
Mixed Field Programmes000.20--0.0--
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home20321.035.517717.51.9+26
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 201611111.512.9--------
Has internet access at home89492.585.992491.25.1-30
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)27228.227.523222.91.8+40

Woollahra Municipal Council

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