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Casey Coast

Employment status

1,862 people living in Casey Coast in 2016 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 36% part-time.

Casey Coast'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
Casey Coast - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,86294.892.81,86497.394.1-3
Employed full-time
1,15358.759.01,20663.061.7-53
Employed part-time
66333.831.862532.730.0+38
Hours worked not stated
442.32.0321.72.4+13
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1025.27.2512.75.9+51
Looking for full-time work
623.23.9291.53.4+33
Looking for part-time work
402.03.3211.12.4+19

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

Labour force status
Casey Coast - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,96464.964.21,91568.665.5+49
Not in the labour force
82227.230.680628.930.3+16
Labour force status not stated
2508.35.2712.64.2+179

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 Casey: 92.8% Employed full-time, City of Casey: 59.0% Employed part-time, City of Casey: 31.8% Hours worked not stated, City of Casey: 2.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Casey: 7.2% Looking for full-time work, City of Casey: 3.9% Looking for part-time work, City of Casey: 3.3% Employed, Casey Coast: 94.8% Employed full-time, Casey Coast: 58.7% Employed part-time, Casey Coast: 33.8% Hours worked not stated, Casey Coast: 2.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Casey Coast: 5.2% Looking for full-time work, Casey Coast: 3.2% Looking for part-time work, Casey Coast: 2.0%
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, Casey Coast: -3 Employed full-time, Casey Coast: -53 Employed part-time, Casey Coast: +38 Hours worked not stated, Casey Coast: +13 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Casey Coast: +51 Looking for full-time work, Casey Coast: +33 Looking for part-time work, Casey Coast: +19
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 Casey Coast's labour force in 2016 was 1,964, of which 663 were employed part-time and 1,153 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Casey Coast in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.8% of the labour force was employed (61.5% of the population aged 15+), and 5.2% unemployed (3.4% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.8% and 7.2% 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 Casey Coast in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (64.9%) compared with the City of Casey (64.2%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Casey Coast showed a decrease of 2, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 51. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 49 or 2.6%.

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