City of JoondalupCommunity profile
census-message-logo

We’re continuing to update these pages with data from the 2016 Census. Read more about our updates.

Skip to content

1,983 people living in Beldon in 2016 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 36% part-time.

Beldon'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
Beldon - Persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Joondalup %Number%City of Joondalup %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,98392.493.02,17794.096.0-194
Employed full-time
1,23157.354.41,33557.657.9-104
Employed part-time
70432.837.480234.636.7-98
Hours worked not stated
482.21.3401.71.5+8
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1647.67.01396.04.0+25
Looking for full-time work
964.53.8682.92.1+28
Looking for part-time work
683.23.2713.11.8-3

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

Labour force status
Beldon - Persons aged 15+ (Enumerated)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Joondalup %Number%City of Joondalup %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)2,14770.468.22,31673.870.5-169
Not in the labour force
77925.528.573423.426.3+45
Labour force status not stated
1324.33.3892.83.2+43

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, City of Joondalup: 93.0% Employed full-time, City of Joondalup: 54.4% Employed part-time, City of Joondalup: 37.4% Hours worked not stated, City of Joondalup: 1.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Joondalup: 7.0% Looking for full-time work, City of Joondalup: 3.8% Looking for part-time work, City of Joondalup: 3.2% Employed, Beldon: 92.4% Employed full-time, Beldon: 57.3% Employed part-time, Beldon: 32.8% Hours worked not stated, Beldon: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Beldon: 7.6% Looking for full-time work, Beldon: 4.5% Looking for part-time work, Beldon: 3.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated 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, Beldon: -194 Employed full-time, Beldon: -104 Employed part-time, Beldon: -98 Hours worked not stated, Beldon: +8 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Beldon: +25 Looking for full-time work, Beldon: +28 Looking for part-time work, Beldon: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Beldon's labour force in 2016 was 2,147, of which 704 were employed part-time and 1,231 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Beldon in 2016 compared to City of Joondalup shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.4% of the labour force was employed (65.0% of the population aged 15+), and 7.6% unemployed (5.4% of the population aged 15+), compared with 93.0% and 7.0% respectively for City of Joondalup.

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 Beldon in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (70.4%) compared with City of Joondalup (68.2%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Beldon showed a decrease of 194, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 25. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 169 or 7.3%.

v17.12.05-1.0.0