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Bay Street Activity Centre

Employment status

1,231 people living in Bay Street Activity Centre in 2016 were employed, of which 65% worked full-time and 33% part-time.

Bay Street 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
Bay Street Activity Centre - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,23195.195.488998.196.2+342
Employed full-time
80462.257.254960.657.7+256
Employed part-time
40131.036.933236.736.9+69
Hours worked not stated
241.91.470.81.6+17
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)634.94.6171.93.8+47
Looking for full-time work
332.62.1111.31.9+22
Looking for part-time work
302.32.550.61.9+25

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

Labour force status
Bay Street Activity Centre - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,29457.361.390654.261.6+389
Not in the labour force
80035.433.359735.733.7+203
Labour force status not stated
1838.15.416810.14.7+15

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 Bayside: 95.4% Employed full-time, City of Bayside: 57.2% Employed part-time, City of Bayside: 36.9% 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, Bay Street Activity Centre: 95.1% Employed full-time, Bay Street Activity Centre: 62.2% Employed part-time, Bay Street Activity Centre: 31.0% Hours worked not stated, Bay Street Activity Centre: 1.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Bay Street Activity Centre: 4.9% Looking for full-time work, Bay Street Activity Centre: 2.6% Looking for part-time work, Bay Street Activity Centre: 2.3%
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, Bay Street Activity Centre: +342 Employed full-time, Bay Street Activity Centre: +256 Employed part-time, Bay Street Activity Centre: +69 Hours worked not stated, Bay Street Activity Centre: +17 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Bay Street Activity Centre: +47 Looking for full-time work, Bay Street Activity Centre: +22 Looking for part-time work, Bay Street Activity Centre: +25
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 Bay Street Activity Centre's labour force in 2016 was 1,294, of which 401 were employed part-time and 804 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Bay Street Activity Centre in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.1% of the labour force was employed (54.4% of the population aged 15+), and 4.9% unemployed (2.8% 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 Bay Street Activity Centre in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (57.3%) compared with City of Bayside (61.3%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Bay Street Activity Centre showed an increase of 342, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 46. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 388 or 42.8%.

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