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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Employment status

9,065 people living in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 were employed, of which 60% worked full-time and 38% part-time.

Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Employed
9,06592.293.98,34594.895.3+721
Employed full-time
5,44355.455.75,10758.058.2+335
Employed part-time
3,43935.036.53,05534.735.1+385
Hours worked not stated
1821.91.71822.12.0+1
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)7657.86.14605.24.7+305
Looking for full-time work
3703.82.92452.82.5+125
Looking for part-time work
3944.03.32142.42.2+180

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

Labour force status
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)9,83154.257.78,80554.760.0+1,025
Not in the labour force
7,51341.438.16,68741.536.4+826
Labour force status not stated
7884.34.26113.83.6+177

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 Manningham: 93.9% Employed full-time, City of Manningham: 55.7% Employed part-time, City of Manningham: 36.5% Hours worked not stated, City of Manningham: 1.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Manningham: 6.1% Looking for full-time work, City of Manningham: 2.9% Looking for part-time work, City of Manningham: 3.3% Employed, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 92.2% Employed full-time, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 55.4% Employed part-time, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 35.0% Hours worked not stated, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.8% Looking for full-time work, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.8% Looking for part-time work, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.0%
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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +721 Employed full-time, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +335 Employed part-time, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +385 Hours worked not stated, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +1 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +305 Looking for full-time work, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +125 Looking for part-time work, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +180
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'s labour force in 2016 was 9,831, of which 3,439 were employed part-time and 5,443 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.2% of the labour force was employed (50.0% of the population aged 15+), and 7.8% unemployed (4.2% of the population aged 15+), compared with 93.9% and 6.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (54.2%) compared with City of Manningham (57.7%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) showed an increase of 720, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 305. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,026 or 11.7%.

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