Livingstone ShireCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Cooee Bay & Taranganba

Employment status

1,621 people living in Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 were employed, of which 64% worked full-time and 34% part-time.

Cooee Bay & Taranganba'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
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %Number%Livingstone Shire Council area %2006 to 2011
Employed
1,62195.196.11,37495.495.6+247
Employed full-time
1,04161.161.484358.561.4+198
Employed part-time
55232.432.447533.031.7+77
Hours worked not stated
281.62.4563.92.5-28
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)844.93.9664.64.4+18
Looking for full-time work
362.12.5433.02.7-7
Looking for part-time work
482.81.3231.61.7+25

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

Labour force status
Cooee Bay & Taranganba - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Livingstone Shire Council area %Number%Livingstone Shire Council area %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,70561.259.11,44058.956.6+265
Not in the labour force
88431.734.187135.636.6+13
Labour force status not stated
1987.16.81355.56.8+63

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, Livingstone Shire Council area: 96.1% Employed full-time, Livingstone Shire Council area: 61.4% Employed part-time, Livingstone Shire Council area: 32.4% Hours worked not stated, Livingstone Shire Council area: 2.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Livingstone Shire Council area: 3.9% Looking for full-time work, Livingstone Shire Council area: 2.5% Looking for part-time work, Livingstone Shire Council area: 1.3% Employed, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 95.1% Employed full-time, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 61.1% Employed part-time, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 32.4% Hours worked not stated, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 4.9% Looking for full-time work, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 2.1% Looking for part-time work, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: 2.8%
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, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +247 Employed full-time, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +198 Employed part-time, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +77 Hours worked not stated, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -28 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +18 Looking for full-time work, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: -7 Looking for part-time work, Cooee Bay & Taranganba: +25
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 Cooee Bay & Taranganba's labour force in 2011 was 1,705, of which 552 were employed part-time and 1,041 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 compared to Livingstone Shire Council area shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.1% of the labour force was employed (58.2% of the population aged 15+), and 4.9% unemployed (3.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 96.1% and 3.9% respectively for Livingstone Shire Council area.

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 Cooee Bay & Taranganba in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (61.2%) compared with Livingstone Shire Council area (59.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Cooee Bay & Taranganba showed an increase of 247, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 18. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 265 or 18.4%.

v17.10.06-1.0.0