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Fraser Rise

Employment status

2,082 people living in Fraser Rise in 2016 were employed, of which 71% worked full-time and 27% part-time.

Fraser Rise'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
Fraser Rise - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Employed
2,08294.292.42792.194.0+2,055
Employed full-time
1,48567.259.41655.162.7+1,469
Employed part-time
56225.531.01037.128.6+552
Hours worked not stated
341.62.000.02.6+35
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1275.87.627.96.0+125
Looking for full-time work
693.14.400.03.7+69
Looking for part-time work
582.63.227.92.3+56

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

Labour force status
Fraser Rise - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)2,20975.263.62951.765.9+2,181
Not in the labour force
54618.630.62544.829.3+521
Labour force status not stated
1836.25.813.54.8+181

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 Melton: 92.4% Employed full-time, City of Melton: 59.4% Employed part-time, City of Melton: 31.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Melton: 2.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Melton: 7.6% Looking for full-time work, City of Melton: 4.4% Looking for part-time work, City of Melton: 3.2% Employed, Fraser Rise: 94.2% Employed full-time, Fraser Rise: 67.2% Employed part-time, Fraser Rise: 25.5% Hours worked not stated, Fraser Rise: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Fraser Rise: 5.8% Looking for full-time work, Fraser Rise: 3.1% Looking for part-time work, Fraser Rise: 2.6%
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, Fraser Rise: +2,055 Employed full-time, Fraser Rise: +1,469 Employed part-time, Fraser Rise: +552 Hours worked not stated, Fraser Rise: +35 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Fraser Rise: +125 Looking for full-time work, Fraser Rise: +69 Looking for part-time work, Fraser Rise: +56
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 Fraser Rise's labour force in 2016 was 2,209, of which 562 were employed part-time and 1,485 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Fraser Rise in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.3% of the labour force was employed (70.9% of the population aged 15+), and 5.7% unemployed (4.3% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.4% and 7.6% 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 Fraser Rise in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (75.2%) compared with City of Melton (63.6%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Fraser Rise showed an increase of 2,055, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 125. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 2,180 or 7517.2%.

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