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Campbelltown City

Employment status

68,827 people living in Campbelltown City in 2016 were employed, of which 66% worked full-time and 31% part-time.

Campbelltown City'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
Campbelltown City - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
Employed
68,82792.194.065,05492.694.3+3,773
Employed full-time
45,76361.361.243,96662.662.0+1,797
Employed part-time
21,48428.830.919,24727.430.1+2,237
Hours worked not stated
1,5802.11.91,8412.62.1-261
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)5,8737.96.05,1797.45.7+694
Looking for full-time work
3,4524.63.23,3884.83.3+64
Looking for part-time work
2,4213.22.91,7912.62.4+630

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

Labour force status
Campbelltown City - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)74,70060.761.670,23361.661.7+4,467
Not in the labour force
41,10433.432.337,32232.832.4+3,782
Labour force status not stated
7,3356.06.16,3935.65.9+942

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, Greater Sydney: 94.0% Employed full-time, Greater Sydney: 61.2% Employed part-time, Greater Sydney: 30.9% Hours worked not stated, Greater Sydney: 1.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Greater Sydney: 6.0% Looking for full-time work, Greater Sydney: 3.2% Looking for part-time work, Greater Sydney: 2.9% Employed, Campbelltown City: 92.1% Employed full-time, Campbelltown City: 61.3% Employed part-time, Campbelltown City: 28.8% Hours worked not stated, Campbelltown City: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Campbelltown City: 7.9% Looking for full-time work, Campbelltown City: 4.6% Looking for part-time work, Campbelltown City: 3.2%
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, Campbelltown City: +3,773 Employed full-time, Campbelltown City: +1,797 Employed part-time, Campbelltown City: +2,237 Hours worked not stated, Campbelltown City: -261 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Campbelltown City: +694 Looking for full-time work, Campbelltown City: +64 Looking for part-time work, Campbelltown City: +630
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 Campbelltown City's labour force in 2016 was 74,700, of which 21,484 were employed part-time and 45,763 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Campbelltown City in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.1% of the labour force was employed (55.9% of the population aged 15+), and 7.9% unemployed (4.8% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.0% and 6.0% respectively for Greater Sydney.

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 Campbelltown City in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (60.7%) compared with Greater Sydney (61.6%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Campbelltown City showed an increase of 3,773, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 694. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 4,467 or 6.4%.

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