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976 people living in CAD East in 2016 were employed, of which 63% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

CAD East's employment statistics are an important indicator of socio-economic status. The levels of full or part-time employment, unemployment and labour force participation indicate the strength of the local economy and social characteristics of the population. Employment status is linked to a number of factors including Age Structure, which influences the number of people in the workforce; the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area and; the education and skill base of the population (Occupations, Industries, Qualifications).

Derived from the Census question:

'Last week did the person have a full time or part time job of any kind?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Employment status
CAD East - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Employed
97686.588.196187.890.9+15
Employed full-time
61254.253.761656.356.3-4
Employed part-time
36031.933.031628.933.3+44
Hours worked not stated
40.41.4272.51.2-24
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)15213.511.913312.29.1+18
Looking for full-time work
665.94.9494.53.5+16
Looking for part-time work
867.67.0847.75.6+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
CAD East - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,12942.150.51,09548.954.1+34
Not in the labour force
1,24046.339.791140.736.8+329
Labour force status not stated
28910.89.823110.39.1+58

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2016
Employment status, 2016 Employed, City of Adelaide: 88.1% Employed full-time, City of Adelaide: 53.7% Employed part-time, City of Adelaide: 33.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Adelaide: 1.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Adelaide: 11.9% Looking for full-time work, City of Adelaide: 4.9% Looking for part-time work, City of Adelaide: 7.0% Employed, CAD East: 86.5% Employed full-time, CAD East: 54.2% Employed part-time, CAD East: 31.9% Hours worked not stated, CAD East: 0.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), CAD East: 13.5% Looking for full-time work, CAD East: 5.9% Looking for part-time work, CAD East: 7.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016 Employed, CAD East: +15 Employed full-time, CAD East: -4 Employed part-time, CAD East: +44 Hours worked not stated, CAD East: -24 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), CAD East: +18 Looking for full-time work, CAD East: +16 Looking for part-time work, CAD East: +2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of CAD East's labour force in 2016 was 1,129, of which 360 were employed part-time and 612 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in CAD East in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 86.4% of the labour force was employed (36.4% of the population aged 15+), and 13.5% unemployed (5.7% of the population aged 15+), compared with 88.1% and 11.9% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The labour force participation rate refers to the proportion of the population aged 15 years and over that was employed or actively looking for work. "The labour force is a fundamental input to domestic production. Its size and composition are therefore crucial factors in economic growth. From the viewpoint of social development, earnings from paid work are a major influence on levels of economic well-being." (Australian Social Trends 1995).

Analysis of the labour force participation rate of the population in CAD East in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (42.1%) compared with the City of Adelaide (50.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in CAD East showed an increase of 15, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 19. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 34 or 3.1%.

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