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Casey Growth Area

Employment status

4,018 people living in Casey Growth Area in 2011 were employed, of which 70% worked full-time and 28% part-time.

Casey Growth Area'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 Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Employed
4,01895.894.11,11796.594.7+2,901
Employed full-time
2,79466.761.773663.662.9+2,058
Employed part-time
1,10926.530.034629.928.7+763
Hours worked not stated
1152.72.4363.13.1+79
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1744.25.9413.55.3+133
Looking for full-time work
972.33.4181.63.3+79
Looking for part-time work
781.92.4232.02.0+55

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

Labour force status
Casey Growth Area - (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)4,19271.865.51,15756.665.5+3,035
Not in the labour force
1,35123.130.373836.129.1+613
Labour force status not stated
2955.04.21507.35.4+144

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, Casey Growth Area: 95.8% Employed full-time, Casey Growth Area: 66.7% Employed part-time, Casey Growth Area: 26.5% Hours worked not stated, Casey Growth Area: 2.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Casey Growth Area: 4.2% Looking for full-time work, Casey Growth Area: 2.3% Looking for part-time work, Casey Growth Area: 1.9%
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, Casey Growth Area: +2,901 Employed full-time, Casey Growth Area: +2,058 Employed part-time, Casey Growth Area: +763 Hours worked not stated, Casey Growth Area: +79 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Casey Growth Area: +133 Looking for full-time work, Casey Growth Area: +79 Looking for part-time work, Casey Growth Area: +55
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

The size of Casey Growth Area's labour force in 2011 was 4,192, of which 1,109 were employed part-time and 2,794 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Casey Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.8% of the labour force was employed (68.8% of the population aged 15+), and 4.2% unemployed (3.0% 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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (71.8%) compared with the City of Casey (65.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Casey Growth Area showed an increase of 2,901, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 133. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 3,035 or 262.3%.