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South East Corner

Employment status

1,723 people living in South East Corner in 2016 were employed, of which 64% worked full-time and 35% part-time.

South East Corner'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
South East Corner - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,72391.488.11,83193.290.9-109
Employed full-time
1,09858.353.71,22662.456.3-127
Employed part-time
60231.933.059030.133.3+12
Hours worked not stated
221.21.4150.81.2+7
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1628.611.91336.89.1+30
Looking for full-time work
985.24.9814.13.5+18
Looking for part-time work
633.47.0522.65.6+12

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

Labour force status
South East Corner - 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)1,88556.050.51,96459.054.1-79
Not in the labour force
1,14634.139.791627.536.8+230
Labour force status not stated
3289.89.844713.49.1-119

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, South East Corner: 91.4% Employed full-time, South East Corner: 58.3% Employed part-time, South East Corner: 31.9% Hours worked not stated, South East Corner: 1.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), South East Corner: 8.6% Looking for full-time work, South East Corner: 5.2% Looking for part-time work, South East Corner: 3.4%
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, South East Corner: -109 Employed full-time, South East Corner: -127 Employed part-time, South East Corner: +12 Hours worked not stated, South East Corner: +7 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), South East Corner: +30 Looking for full-time work, South East Corner: +18 Looking for part-time work, South East Corner: +12
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 South East Corner's labour force in 2016 was 1,885, of which 602 were employed part-time and 1,098 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in South East Corner in 2016 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 91.4% of the labour force was employed (51.2% of the population aged 15+), and 8.6% unemployed (4.8% 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 South East Corner in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (56.0%) compared with the City of Adelaide (50.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in South East Corner showed a decrease of 108, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 29. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 79 or 4.0%.

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