City of Wyndham

Characteristics of the unemployed

8.2% of the resident workforce of the City of Wyndham were unemployed in 2016, compared to 6.6% in Victoria.

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 Wyndham 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
City of Wyndham20162011change
Namenumber%. % Victorianumber%. % Victoria2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons8,826100.0100.05,184100.0100.0+3,642
Unemployment rate--8.26.6--6.394.6+1.9%
Age structure
15 - 24 years2,86432.435.21,70532.92.0+1,159
25 - 54 years5,21959.152.53,06959.23.1+2,150
55 - 64 years6807.710.73767.30.5+304
65 years and over700.81.5290.60.1+41
Looking for
Full-time work5,04557.253.33,26763.03.3+1,778
Part-time work3,78442.946.71,91336.92.5+1,871
Bachelor or higher degree2,13524.222.289017.21.0+1,245
Advanced diploma or diploma8039.18.63787.30.4+425
Certificate level1,69019.118.390517.51.0+785
No qualifications3,92744.547.92,73752.83.0+1,190
Highest level of schooling
Year 125,57163.161.62,79954.03.1+2,772
Year 111,00611.412.171413.80.8+292
Under Year 102,06423.423.91,49928.91.6+565
Education institute attending
Not Attending6,24070.767.53,87174.74.0+2,369
Secondary school6507.47.43186.10.4+332
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences1772.02.0821.60.1+95
Information Technology4845.53.22154.10.2+269
Engineering and Related Technologies6957.97.03236.20.3+372
Architecture and Building2012.32.7941.80.1+107
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies540.61.0390.80.1+15
Management and Commerce1,29114.612.665712.70.6+634
Society and Culture6897.87.92975.70.4+392
Creative Arts1982.23.41022.00.2+96
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services3363.83.51923.70.2+144
Mixed Field Programmes230.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home4,52251.238.21,99538.51.9+2,527
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20161,82520.715.7--------
Has internet access at home8,07991.588.44,41385.14.8+3,666
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)3,31037.526.61,82135.11.6+1,489

City of Wyndham

economic profile