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2,162 people living in Hampton East in 2011 were employed, of which 65% worked full-time and 34% part-time.

Hampton 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
Hampton East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Employed
2,16295.896.21,95595.196.7+207
Employed full-time
1,41162.557.71,25961.259.1+152
Employed part-time
73232.436.964831.535.3+84
Hours worked not stated
190.81.6492.42.3-30
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)954.23.81014.93.3-6
Looking for full-time work
773.41.9462.21.7+31
Looking for part-time work
180.81.9552.71.6-37

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

Labour force status
Hampton East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)2,25760.061.62,05658.460.8+201
Not in the labour force
1,31735.033.71,22934.933.3+88
Labour force status not stated
1905.04.72386.85.9-49

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 Bayside: 96.2% Employed full-time, City of Bayside: 57.7% Employed part-time, City of Bayside: 36.9% Hours worked not stated, City of Bayside: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Bayside: 3.8% Looking for full-time work, City of Bayside: 1.9% Looking for part-time work, City of Bayside: 1.9% Employed, Hampton East: 95.8% Employed full-time, Hampton East: 62.5% Employed part-time, Hampton East: 32.4% Hours worked not stated, Hampton East: 0.8% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hampton East: 4.2% Looking for full-time work, Hampton East: 3.4% Looking for part-time work, Hampton East: 0.8%
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, Hampton East: +207 Employed full-time, Hampton East: +152 Employed part-time, Hampton East: +84 Hours worked not stated, Hampton East: -30 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hampton East: -6 Looking for full-time work, Hampton East: +31 Looking for part-time work, Hampton East: -37
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 Hampton East's labour force in 2011 was 2,257, of which 732 were employed part-time and 1,411 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Hampton East in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.8% of the labour force was employed (57.5% of the population aged 15+), and 4.2% unemployed (2.5% of the population aged 15+), compared with 96.2% and 3.8% 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 Hampton East in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (60.0%) compared with City of Bayside (61.6%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Hampton East showed an increase of 207, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 6. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 201 or 9.8%.