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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Employment status

2,157 people living in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2011 were employed, of which 63% worked full-time and 34% part-time.

Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Employed
2,15795.194.41,98496.494.1+173
Employed full-time
1,36960.361.31,30563.462.8+64
Employed part-time
73132.231.063030.628.6+101
Hours worked not stated
572.52.1492.42.8+8
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1124.95.6753.65.9+37
Looking for full-time work
552.43.6412.03.9+14
Looking for part-time work
572.52.0341.71.9+23

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

Labour force status
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)2,26867.160.92,05964.959.1+209
Not in the labour force
1,02230.233.293929.634.7+83
Labour force status not stated
922.75.91775.66.2-85

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, Hobsons Bay City: 94.4% Employed full-time, Hobsons Bay City: 61.3% Employed part-time, Hobsons Bay City: 31.0% Hours worked not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Hobsons Bay City: 5.6% Looking for full-time work, Hobsons Bay City: 3.6% Looking for part-time work, Hobsons Bay City: 2.0% Employed, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 95.1% Employed full-time, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 60.3% Employed part-time, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 32.2% Hours worked not stated, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 4.9% Looking for full-time work, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.4% Looking for part-time work, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.5%
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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +173 Employed full-time, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +64 Employed part-time, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +101 Hours worked not stated, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +8 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +37 Looking for full-time work, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +14 Looking for part-time work, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +23
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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range's labour force in 2011 was 2,269, of which 731 were employed part-time and 1,369 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.1% of the labour force was employed (63.8% of the population aged 15+), and 4.9% unemployed (3.3% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.4% and 5.6% 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (67.1%) compared with Hobsons Bay City (60.9%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range showed an increase of 173, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 37. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 209 or 10.2%.