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Southland Activity Centre

Employment status

1,205 people living in Southland Activity Centre in 2016 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

Southland Activity Centre'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
Southland Activity Centre - Persons (Enumerated)20161996Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %1996 to 2016
Employed
1,20595.895.485492.794.5+352
Employed full-time
75159.757.056661.562.7+185
Employed part-time
44635.537.026729.030.0+179
Hours worked not stated
80.61.4212.31.8-13
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)524.24.6677.35.5-14
Looking for full-time work
161.32.1525.64.0-36
Looking for part-time work
362.92.5151.61.5+22

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 1996 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Southland Activity Centre - Persons aged 15+ (Enumerated)20161996Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %1996 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,25869.862.192161.059.7+337
Not in the labour force
52128.933.256637.538.1-44
Labour force status not stated
331.94.7100.71.6+24

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 1996 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2016
Employment status, 2016 Employed, City of Bayside: 95.4% Employed full-time, City of Bayside: 57.0% Employed part-time, City of Bayside: 37.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Bayside: 1.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Bayside: 4.6% Looking for full-time work, City of Bayside: 2.1% Looking for part-time work, City of Bayside: 2.5% Employed, Southland Activity Centre: 95.8% Employed full-time, Southland Activity Centre: 59.7% Employed part-time, Southland Activity Centre: 35.5% Hours worked not stated, Southland Activity Centre: 0.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Southland Activity Centre: 4.2% Looking for full-time work, Southland Activity Centre: 1.3% Looking for part-time work, Southland Activity Centre: 2.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 1996 to 2016
Change in employment status, 1996 to 2016 Employed, Southland Activity Centre: +352 Employed full-time, Southland Activity Centre: +185 Employed part-time, Southland Activity Centre: +179 Hours worked not stated, Southland Activity Centre: -13 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Southland Activity Centre: -14 Looking for full-time work, Southland Activity Centre: -36 Looking for part-time work, Southland Activity Centre: +22
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 1996 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Southland Activity Centre's labour force in 2016 was 1,258, of which 446 were employed part-time and 751 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Southland Activity Centre in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.8% of the labour force was employed (66.8% of the population aged 15+), and 4.1% unemployed (2.9% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.4% and 4.6% respectively for City of Bayside.

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 Southland Activity Centre in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (69.8%) compared with City of Bayside (62.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 1996 and 2016, the number of people employed in Southland Activity Centre showed an increase of 351, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 15. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 337 or 36.6%.

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