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776 people living in Devon Meadows in 2011 were employed, of which 64% worked full-time and 30% part-time.

Devon Meadows'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
Devon Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
77699.094.179696.194.7-20
Employed full-time
49563.261.750160.562.9-6
Employed part-time
22929.230.028033.828.7-51
Hours worked not stated
526.62.4151.83.1+37
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)81.05.9323.95.3-24
Looking for full-time work
30.43.4222.73.3-19
Looking for part-time work
50.62.4101.22.0-5

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

Labour force status
Devon Meadows - (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)78463.165.582864.465.5-44
Not in the labour force
40132.330.338329.829.1+18
Labour force status not stated
584.74.2755.95.4-17

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, Devon Meadows: 99.0% Employed full-time, Devon Meadows: 63.2% Employed part-time, Devon Meadows: 29.2% Hours worked not stated, Devon Meadows: 6.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Devon Meadows: 1.0% Looking for full-time work, Devon Meadows: 0.4% Looking for part-time work, Devon Meadows: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011 Employed, Devon Meadows: -20 Employed full-time, Devon Meadows: -6 Employed part-time, Devon Meadows: -51 Hours worked not stated, Devon Meadows: +37 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Devon Meadows: -24 Looking for full-time work, Devon Meadows: -19 Looking for part-time work, Devon Meadows: -5
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 Devon Meadows's labour force in 2011 was 784, of which 229 were employed part-time and 495 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Devon Meadows in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 99.0% of the labour force was employed (62.4% of the population aged 15+), and 1.0% unemployed (0.6% 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 Devon Meadows in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (63.1%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Devon Meadows showed a decrease of 20, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 24. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 44 or 5.3%.