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10,317 people living in Hampton Park in 2011 were employed, of which 66% worked full-time and 29% part-time.

Hampton Park'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
Hampton Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
10,31790.294.19,72792.794.7+590
Employed full-time
6,84559.961.76,62763.262.9+218
Employed part-time
3,03026.530.02,70625.828.7+324
Hours worked not stated
4423.92.43943.83.1+48
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1,1169.85.97677.35.3+349
Looking for full-time work
7136.23.45385.13.3+175
Looking for part-time work
4033.52.42292.22.0+174

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

Labour force status
Hampton Park - (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)11,43363.065.510,49463.865.5+939
Not in the labour force
5,80532.030.35,01030.429.1+795
Labour force status not stated
9015.04.29505.85.4-49

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, Hampton Park: 90.2% Employed full-time, Hampton Park: 59.9% Employed part-time, Hampton Park: 26.5% Hours worked not stated, Hampton Park: 3.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hampton Park: 9.8% Looking for full-time work, Hampton Park: 6.2% Looking for part-time work, Hampton Park: 3.5%
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, Hampton Park: +590 Employed full-time, Hampton Park: +218 Employed part-time, Hampton Park: +324 Hours worked not stated, Hampton Park: +48 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hampton Park: +349 Looking for full-time work, Hampton Park: +175 Looking for part-time work, Hampton Park: +174
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 Hampton Park's labour force in 2011 was 11,433, of which 3,030 were employed part-time and 6,845 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Hampton Park in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 90.2% of the labour force was employed (56.9% of the population aged 15+), and 9.8% unemployed (6.2% 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 Hampton Park in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (63.0%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Hampton Park showed an increase of 590, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 349. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 939 or 8.9%.