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90 people living in Park Lands in 2011 were employed, of which 10% worked full-time and 90% part-time.

Park Lands'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
Park Lands - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Employed
9067.290.98074.892.1+10
Employed full-time
96.756.31816.858.7-9
Employed part-time
8160.433.36257.932.2+19
Hours worked not stated
00.01.200.01.20
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)4432.89.12725.27.9+17
Looking for full-time work
96.73.565.63.4+3
Looking for part-time work
3526.15.62119.64.5+14

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Park Lands - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)13440.454.110737.353.6+27
Not in the labour force
13440.436.810837.633.8+26
Labour force status not stated
6419.39.17225.112.6-8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2011
Employment status, 2011 Employed, City of Adelaide: 90.9% Employed full-time, City of Adelaide: 56.3% Employed part-time, City of Adelaide: 33.3% Hours worked not stated, City of Adelaide: 1.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Adelaide: 9.1% Looking for full-time work, City of Adelaide: 3.5% Looking for part-time work, City of Adelaide: 5.6% Employed, Park Lands: 67.2% Employed full-time, Park Lands: 6.7% Employed part-time, Park Lands: 60.4% Hours worked not stated, Park Lands: 0.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Park Lands: 32.8% Looking for full-time work, Park Lands: 6.7% Looking for part-time work, Park Lands: 26.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011 Employed, Park Lands: +10 Employed full-time, Park Lands: -9 Employed part-time, Park Lands: +19 Hours worked not stated, Park Lands: 0 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Park Lands: +17 Looking for full-time work, Park Lands: +3 Looking for part-time work, Park Lands: +14
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Park Lands's labour force in 2011 was 134, of which 81 were employed part-time and 9 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Park Lands in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 67.2% of the labour force was employed (27.1% of the population aged 15+), and 32.8% unemployed (13.3% of the population aged 15+), compared with 90.9% and 9.1% 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 Park Lands in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (40.4%) compared with the City of Adelaide (54.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Park Lands showed an increase of 10, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 17. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 27 or 25.2%.