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Narre Warren South

Employment status

13,839 people living in Narre Warren South in 2011 were employed, of which 66% worked full-time and 31% part-time.

Narre Warren South'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
Narre Warren South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
13,83994.894.112,41296.294.7+1,427
Employed full-time
9,12162.561.78,48065.762.9+641
Employed part-time
4,35729.930.03,61628.028.7+741
Hours worked not stated
3612.52.43162.53.1+45
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)7545.25.94853.85.3+269
Looking for full-time work
4102.83.43002.33.3+110
Looking for part-time work
3442.42.41851.42.0+159

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

Labour force status
Narre Warren South - (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)14,59470.765.512,89772.065.5+1,696
Not in the labour force
5,57327.030.34,08622.829.1+1,487
Labour force status not stated
4752.34.29195.15.4-444

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, Narre Warren South: 94.8% Employed full-time, Narre Warren South: 62.5% Employed part-time, Narre Warren South: 29.9% Hours worked not stated, Narre Warren South: 2.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Narre Warren South: 5.2% Looking for full-time work, Narre Warren South: 2.8% Looking for part-time work, Narre Warren South: 2.4%
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, Narre Warren South: +1,427 Employed full-time, Narre Warren South: +641 Employed part-time, Narre Warren South: +741 Hours worked not stated, Narre Warren South: +45 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Narre Warren South: +269 Looking for full-time work, Narre Warren South: +110 Looking for part-time work, Narre Warren South: +159
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 Narre Warren South's labour force in 2011 was 14,594, of which 4,357 were employed part-time and 9,121 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Narre Warren South in 2011 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 (67.0% of the population aged 15+), and 5.2% unemployed (3.7% 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 Narre Warren South in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (70.7%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Narre Warren South showed an increase of 1,427, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 269. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,697 or 13.2%.