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Eyensbury Township

Employment status

402 people living in Eyensbury Township in 2011 were employed, of which 68% worked full-time and 26% part-time.

Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Employed
402100.094.0----94.1--
Employed full-time
27468.262.7----63.9--
Employed part-time
10325.628.6----26.9--
Hours worked not stated
256.22.6----3.3--
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)00.06.0----5.9--
Looking for full-time work
00.03.7----3.8--
Looking for part-time work
00.02.3----2.1--

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

Labour force status
Eyensbury Township - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)40279.965.9----66.3--
Not in the labour force
8015.929.3----28.3--
Labour force status not stated
224.34.8----5.4--

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, City of Melton: 94.0% Employed full-time, City of Melton: 62.7% Employed part-time, City of Melton: 28.6% Hours worked not stated, City of Melton: 2.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Melton: 6.0% Looking for full-time work, City of Melton: 3.7% Looking for part-time work, City of Melton: 2.3% Employed, Eyensbury Township: 100.0% Employed full-time, Eyensbury Township: 68.2% Employed part-time, Eyensbury Township: 25.6% Hours worked not stated, Eyensbury Township: 6.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Eyensbury Township: 0.0% Looking for full-time work, Eyensbury Township: 0.0% Looking for part-time work, Eyensbury Township: 0.0%
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
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 Eyensbury Township's labour force in 2011 was 402, of which 103 were employed part-time and 274 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Eyensbury Township in 2011 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 100.0% of the labour force was employed (79.8% of the population aged 15+), and 0.0% unemployed (0.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.0% and 6.0% respectively for City of Melton.

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 Eyensbury Township in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (79.9%) compared with City of Melton (65.9%).

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