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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Employment status

2,475 people living in Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2016 were employed, of which 68% worked full-time and 30% part-time.

Spotswood - South Kingsville'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
Spotswood - South Kingsville - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Employed
2,47595.493.52,23494.894.4+241
Employed full-time
1,67664.660.01,50363.861.3+173
Employed part-time
75229.031.869629.531.0+56
Hours worked not stated
471.81.6351.52.1+12
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1194.66.51235.25.6-4
Looking for full-time work
592.33.8763.23.6-17
Looking for part-time work
602.32.7472.02.0+13

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

Labour force status
Spotswood - South Kingsville - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)2,59470.262.02,35767.160.9+237
Not in the labour force
86223.332.296627.533.2-104
Labour force status not stated
1935.25.81895.45.9+4

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, Hobsons Bay City: 93.5% Employed full-time, Hobsons Bay City: 60.0% Employed part-time, Hobsons Bay City: 31.8% Hours worked not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hobsons Bay City: 6.5% Looking for full-time work, Hobsons Bay City: 3.8% Looking for part-time work, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% Employed, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 95.4% Employed full-time, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 64.6% Employed part-time, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 29.0% Hours worked not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.8% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Spotswood - South Kingsville: 4.6% Looking for full-time work, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 2.3% Looking for part-time work, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 2.3%
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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +241 Employed full-time, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +173 Employed part-time, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +56 Hours worked not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +12 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Spotswood - South Kingsville: -4 Looking for full-time work, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -17 Looking for part-time work, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +13
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 Spotswood - South Kingsville's labour force in 2016 was 2,594, of which 752 were employed part-time and 1,676 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.4% of the labour force was employed (66.9% of the population aged 15+), and 4.6% unemployed (3.2% of the population aged 15+), compared with 93.5% and 6.5% respectively for Hobsons Bay 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (70.2%) compared with Hobsons Bay City (62.0%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Spotswood - South Kingsville showed an increase of 241, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 4. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 237 or 10.1%.

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