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Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre

Employment status

1,242 people living in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 were employed, of which 61% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Employed
1,24291.394.31,14688.494.0+96
Employed full-time
75355.359.474357.359.6+10
Employed part-time
45533.432.839030.131.8+65
Hours worked not stated
332.42.2131.02.6+20
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1198.75.715111.66.0-32
Looking for full-time work
876.43.4886.83.8-1
Looking for part-time work
322.42.3655.02.2-33

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

Labour force status
Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,36150.162.91,29847.861.5+64
Not in the labour force
1,04638.531.71,13941.931.6-92
Labour force status not stated
30811.35.428110.36.9+27

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, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 91.3% Employed full-time, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 55.3% Employed part-time, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 33.4% Hours worked not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 8.7% Looking for full-time work, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 6.4% Looking for part-time work, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 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, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +96 Employed full-time, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +10 Employed part-time, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +65 Hours worked not stated, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +20 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -32 Looking for full-time work, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -1 Looking for part-time work, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -33
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 Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre's labour force in 2011 was 1,361, of which 455 were employed part-time and 753 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 91.3% of the labour force was employed (45.7% of the population aged 15+), and 8.7% unemployed (4.4% 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 Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (50.1%) compared with Frankston City (62.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre showed an increase of 96, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 32. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 63 or 4.9%.