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Revesby - Revesby Heights

Employment status

6,396 people living in Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011 were employed, of which 66% worked full-time and 31% part-time.

Revesby - Revesby Heights'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
Revesby - Revesby Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Employed
6,39695.192.45,79195.092.6+605
Employed full-time
4,24663.159.43,98665.461.0+260
Employed part-time
2,00529.830.01,62826.727.7+377
Hours worked not stated
1452.23.01732.83.9-28
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)3294.97.63085.17.4+21
Looking for full-time work
2183.24.62083.44.9+10
Looking for part-time work
1111.73.01021.72.5+9

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

Labour force status
Revesby - Revesby Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)6,72557.352.96,09856.753.1+628
Not in the labour force
4,23436.140.84,05737.740.0+177
Labour force status not stated
7706.66.26015.66.9+168

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, Bankstown City: 92.4% Employed full-time, Bankstown City: 59.4% Employed part-time, Bankstown City: 30.0% Hours worked not stated, Bankstown City: 3.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Bankstown City: 7.6% Looking for full-time work, Bankstown City: 4.6% Looking for part-time work, Bankstown City: 3.0% Employed, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 95.1% Employed full-time, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 63.1% Employed part-time, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 29.8% Hours worked not stated, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Revesby - Revesby Heights: 4.9% Looking for full-time work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 3.2% Looking for part-time work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.7%
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, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +605 Employed full-time, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +260 Employed part-time, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +377 Hours worked not stated, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -28 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Revesby - Revesby Heights: +21 Looking for full-time work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +10 Looking for part-time work, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +9
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 Revesby - Revesby Heights's labour force in 2011 was 6,725, of which 2,005 were employed part-time and 4,246 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.1% of the labour force was employed (54.5% of the population aged 15+), and 4.9% unemployed (2.8% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.4% and 7.6% respectively for Bankstown City.

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 Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (57.3%) compared with Bankstown City (52.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Revesby - Revesby Heights showed an increase of 605, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 21. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 627 or 10.3%.