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Cranbourne East

Employment status

3,639 people living in Cranbourne East in 2011 were employed, of which 69% worked full-time and 29% part-time.

Cranbourne 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
Cranbourne East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
3,63994.194.11,84095.594.7+1,799
Employed full-time
2,51064.961.71,26465.662.9+1,246
Employed part-time
1,04927.130.050526.228.7+544
Hours worked not stated
812.12.4713.73.1+10
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)2305.95.9884.65.3+142
Looking for full-time work
1654.33.4583.03.3+107
Looking for part-time work
641.72.4301.62.0+34

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

Labour force status
Cranbourne East - (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)3,86964.865.51,92762.765.5+1,942
Not in the labour force
1,81930.530.395431.029.1+865
Labour force status not stated
2854.84.21946.35.4+91

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, Cranbourne East: 94.1% Employed full-time, Cranbourne East: 64.9% Employed part-time, Cranbourne East: 27.1% Hours worked not stated, Cranbourne East: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Cranbourne East: 5.9% Looking for full-time work, Cranbourne East: 4.3% Looking for part-time work, Cranbourne East: 1.7%
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, Cranbourne East: +1,799 Employed full-time, Cranbourne East: +1,246 Employed part-time, Cranbourne East: +544 Hours worked not stated, Cranbourne East: +10 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Cranbourne East: +142 Looking for full-time work, Cranbourne East: +107 Looking for part-time work, Cranbourne East: +34
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 Cranbourne East's labour force in 2011 was 3,869, of which 1,049 were employed part-time and 2,510 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Cranbourne East in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.1% of the labour force was employed (60.9% of the population aged 15+), and 5.9% unemployed (3.9% 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 Cranbourne East in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (64.8%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Cranbourne East showed an increase of 1,799, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 142. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,942 or 100.8%.