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Templestowe Lower

Employment status

5,935 people living in Templestowe Lower in 2016 were employed, of which 61% worked full-time and 38% part-time.

Templestowe Lower'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
Templestowe Lower - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Employed
5,93593.993.96,05396.395.3-118
Employed full-time
3,60257.055.73,73459.458.2-132
Employed part-time
2,23035.336.52,17734.635.1+53
Hours worked not stated
1021.61.71412.32.0-39
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)3886.16.12313.74.7+156
Looking for full-time work
1983.12.9901.42.5+108
Looking for part-time work
1893.03.31412.22.2+48

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

Labour force status
Templestowe Lower - 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)6,32455.857.76,28557.060.0+38
Not in the labour force
4,48239.538.14,23338.436.4+249
Labour force status not stated
5294.74.25114.63.6+18

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, Templestowe Lower: 93.9% Employed full-time, Templestowe Lower: 57.0% Employed part-time, Templestowe Lower: 35.3% Hours worked not stated, Templestowe Lower: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Templestowe Lower: 6.1% Looking for full-time work, Templestowe Lower: 3.1% Looking for part-time work, Templestowe Lower: 3.0%
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, Templestowe Lower: -118 Employed full-time, Templestowe Lower: -132 Employed part-time, Templestowe Lower: +53 Hours worked not stated, Templestowe Lower: -39 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Templestowe Lower: +156 Looking for full-time work, Templestowe Lower: +108 Looking for part-time work, Templestowe Lower: +48
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 Templestowe Lower's labour force in 2016 was 6,324, of which 2,230 were employed part-time and 3,602 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Templestowe Lower in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 93.8% of the labour force was employed (52.3% of the population aged 15+), and 6.1% unemployed (3.4% 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 Templestowe Lower in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (55.8%) compared with City of Manningham (57.7%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Templestowe Lower showed a decrease of 118, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 157. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 39 or 0.6%.

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