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Joondalup City Centre

Employment status

2,029 people living in Joondalup City Centre in 2016 were employed, of which 59% worked full-time and 39% part-time.

Joondalup City 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
Joondalup City Centre - Persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Joondalup %Number%City of Joondalup %2011 to 2016
Employed
2,02987.093.02,16390.196.0-134
Employed full-time
1,19251.154.41,35156.257.9-159
Employed part-time
78933.837.478632.736.7+3
Hours worked not stated
482.11.3261.11.5+22
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)30413.07.023910.04.0+65
Looking for full-time work
1305.63.8753.12.1+55
Looking for part-time work
1747.53.21646.81.8+10

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

Labour force status
Joondalup City Centre - 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)2,33358.068.22,40261.870.5-69
Not in the labour force
1,30632.528.51,00125.826.3+305
Labour force status not stated
3709.23.348412.53.2-114

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, Joondalup City Centre: 87.0% Employed full-time, Joondalup City Centre: 51.1% Employed part-time, Joondalup City Centre: 33.8% Hours worked not stated, Joondalup City Centre: 2.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Joondalup City Centre: 13.0% Looking for full-time work, Joondalup City Centre: 5.6% Looking for part-time work, Joondalup City Centre: 7.5%
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, Joondalup City Centre: -134 Employed full-time, Joondalup City Centre: -159 Employed part-time, Joondalup City Centre: +3 Hours worked not stated, Joondalup City Centre: +22 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Joondalup City Centre: +65 Looking for full-time work, Joondalup City Centre: +55 Looking for part-time work, Joondalup City Centre: +10
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 Joondalup City Centre's labour force in 2016 was 2,333, of which 789 were employed part-time and 1,192 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Joondalup City Centre in 2016 compared to City of Joondalup shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 87.0% of the labour force was employed (50.5% of the population aged 15+), and 13.0% unemployed (7.6% 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 Joondalup City Centre in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (58.0%) compared with City of Joondalup (68.2%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Joondalup City Centre showed a decrease of 134, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 65. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 69 or 2.9%.

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