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Langwarrin South

Employment status

611 people living in Langwarrin South in 2011 were employed, of which 55% worked full-time and 40% part-time.

Langwarrin 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
Langwarrin South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Employed
61196.194.350198.294.0+110
Employed full-time
33652.859.427854.559.6+58
Employed part-time
24338.232.821742.531.8+26
Hours worked not stated
325.02.261.22.6+26
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)253.95.791.86.0+16
Looking for full-time work
121.93.491.83.8+3
Looking for part-time work
132.02.300.02.2+13

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

Labour force status
Langwarrin South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)63672.062.951069.461.5+126
Not in the labour force
23626.731.719526.531.6+41
Labour force status not stated
111.25.4304.16.9-19

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, Frankston City: 94.3% Employed full-time, Frankston City: 59.4% Employed part-time, Frankston City: 32.8% Hours worked not stated, Frankston City: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston City: 5.7% Looking for full-time work, Frankston City: 3.4% Looking for part-time work, Frankston City: 2.3% Employed, Langwarrin South: 96.1% Employed full-time, Langwarrin South: 52.8% Employed part-time, Langwarrin South: 38.2% Hours worked not stated, Langwarrin South: 5.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Langwarrin South: 3.9% Looking for full-time work, Langwarrin South: 1.9% Looking for part-time work, Langwarrin South: 2.0%
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, Langwarrin South: +110 Employed full-time, Langwarrin South: +58 Employed part-time, Langwarrin South: +26 Hours worked not stated, Langwarrin South: +26 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Langwarrin South: +16 Looking for full-time work, Langwarrin South: +3 Looking for part-time work, Langwarrin South: +13
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 Langwarrin South's labour force in 2011 was 636, of which 243 were employed part-time and 336 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Langwarrin South in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 96.1% of the labour force was employed (69.2% of the population aged 15+), and 3.9% unemployed (2.8% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.3% and 5.7% 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 Langwarrin South in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (72.0%) compared with Frankston City (62.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Langwarrin South showed an increase of 110, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 16. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 126 or 24.7%.