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City of Bayswater

Employment status

31,971 people living in City of Bayswater in 2011 were employed, of which 64% worked full-time and 34% part-time.

City of Bayswater'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
City of Bayswater - Persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%EMRC area %Number%EMRC area %2006 to 2011
Employed
31,97195.495.428,23996.296.4+3,732
Employed full-time
20,55961.461.218,36162.561.9+2,198
Employed part-time
10,72632.032.19,08430.931.6+1,642
Hours worked not stated
6862.02.17942.72.9-108
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1,5254.64.61,1193.83.6+406
Looking for full-time work
9432.82.86822.32.1+261
Looking for part-time work
5821.71.84371.51.4+145

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

Labour force status
City of Bayswater - Persons aged 15+ (Enumerated)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%EMRC area %Number%EMRC area %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)33,49664.764.929,35862.163.2+4,138
Not in the labour force
15,39429.829.714,94331.630.7+451
Labour force status not stated
2,8465.55.43,0016.36.1-155

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, EMRC area: 95.4% Employed full-time, EMRC area: 61.2% Employed part-time, EMRC area: 32.1% Hours worked not stated, EMRC area: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), EMRC area: 4.6% Looking for full-time work, EMRC area: 2.8% Looking for part-time work, EMRC area: 1.8% Employed, City of Bayswater: 95.4% Employed full-time, City of Bayswater: 61.4% Employed part-time, City of Bayswater: 32.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Bayswater: 2.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Bayswater: 4.6% Looking for full-time work, City of Bayswater: 2.8% Looking for part-time work, City of Bayswater: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, City of Bayswater: +3,732 Employed full-time, City of Bayswater: +2,198 Employed part-time, City of Bayswater: +1,642 Hours worked not stated, City of Bayswater: -108 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Bayswater: +406 Looking for full-time work, City of Bayswater: +261 Looking for part-time work, City of Bayswater: +145
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of City of Bayswater's labour force in 2011 was 33,496, of which 10,726 were employed part-time and 20,559 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in City of Bayswater in 2011 compared to EMRC area shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.4% of the labour force was employed (61.8% of the population aged 15+), and 4.6% unemployed (2.9% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.4% and 4.6% respectively for EMRC area.

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 City of Bayswater in 2011 shows that there was a similar proportion in the labour force (64.7%) compared with EMRC area (64.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in City of Bayswater showed an increase of 3,732, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 406. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 4,138 or 14.1%.

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