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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Employment status

10,195 people living in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 35% part-time.

Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
10,19595.294.19,71495.894.7+481
Employed full-time
6,36059.461.76,23761.562.9+123
Employed part-time
3,61433.730.03,27232.328.7+342
Hours worked not stated
2212.12.42032.03.1+18
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)5134.85.94274.25.3+86
Looking for full-time work
2232.13.42302.33.3-7
Looking for part-time work
2902.72.41961.92.0+94

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

Labour force status
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)10,70862.965.510,14164.665.5+568
Not in the labour force
5,53232.530.34,78430.529.1+747
Labour force status not stated
7874.64.27855.05.4+2

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 Casey: 94.1% Employed full-time, City of Casey: 61.7% Employed part-time, City of Casey: 30.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Casey: 2.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Casey: 5.9% Looking for full-time work, City of Casey: 3.4% Looking for part-time work, City of Casey: 2.4% Employed, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 95.2% Employed full-time, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 59.4% Employed part-time, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 33.7% Hours worked not stated, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 4.8% Looking for full-time work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.1% Looking for part-time work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.7%
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, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +481 Employed full-time, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +123 Employed part-time, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +342 Hours worked not stated, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +18 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +86 Looking for full-time work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -7 Looking for part-time work, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +94
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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's labour force in 2011 was 10,708, of which 3,614 were employed part-time and 6,360 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.2% of the labour force was employed (59.9% of the population aged 15+), and 4.8% unemployed (3.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.1% and 5.9% respectively for the City of Casey.

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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (62.9%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield showed an increase of 481, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 86. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 567 or 5.6%.