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Frankston South

Employment status

8,786 people living in Frankston South in 2016 were employed, of which 59% worked full-time and 40% part-time.

Frankston 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
Frankston South - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
Employed
8,78694.993.68,60696.194.3+180
Employed full-time
5,17255.957.85,07756.759.4+95
Employed part-time
3,50837.934.13,35137.432.8+157
Hours worked not stated
1061.11.71782.02.2-72
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)4715.16.43513.95.7+120
Looking for full-time work
2152.33.71581.83.4+57
Looking for part-time work
2562.82.81932.22.3+63

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Frankston South - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)9,25762.262.18,95762.362.9+300
Not in the labour force
4,98733.531.44,80733.431.7+180
Labour force status not stated
6324.26.56204.35.4+12

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2016
Employment status, 2016 Employed, Frankston City: 93.6% Employed full-time, Frankston City: 57.8% Employed part-time, Frankston City: 34.1% Hours worked not stated, Frankston City: 1.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston City: 6.4% Looking for full-time work, Frankston City: 3.7% Looking for part-time work, Frankston City: 2.8% Employed, Frankston South: 94.9% Employed full-time, Frankston South: 55.9% Employed part-time, Frankston South: 37.9% Hours worked not stated, Frankston South: 1.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston South: 5.1% Looking for full-time work, Frankston South: 2.3% Looking for part-time work, Frankston South: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016 Employed, Frankston South: +180 Employed full-time, Frankston South: +95 Employed part-time, Frankston South: +157 Hours worked not stated, Frankston South: -72 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston South: +120 Looking for full-time work, Frankston South: +57 Looking for part-time work, Frankston South: +63
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Frankston South's labour force in 2016 was 9,257, of which 3,508 were employed part-time and 5,172 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Frankston South in 2016 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.9% of the labour force was employed (59.1% of the population aged 15+), and 5.1% unemployed (3.2% of the population aged 15+), compared with 93.6% and 6.4% respectively for Frankston City.

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 Frankston South in 2016 shows that there was a similar proportion in the labour force (62.2%) compared with Frankston City (62.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Frankston South showed an increase of 180, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 120. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 300 or 3.3%.

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