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North - East Region

Employment status

[LabourForce].[Sum_EmpNum].{0:#,0} people living in North - East Region in 2016 were employed, of which [LabourForce].[FullTimePerEmp].{0:0}% worked full-time and [LabourForce].[PartTimePerEmp].{0:0}% part-time.

North - East Region'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, 2016
Employment status, 2016
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016
Change in employment status, 2011 to 2016
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

The size of North - East Region's labour force in 2016 was [LabourForce].[Sum_LF].{0:#,0}, of which [LabourForce].[Sum_PartTime].{0:#,0} were employed part-time and [LabourForce].[Sum_FullTime].{0:#,0} were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in North - East Region in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a [LabourForce].[Compare_Emp] proportion in employment, [LabourForce].[Compare_Join] [LabourForce].[Compare_UnEmp] proportion unemployed. Overall, [LabourForce].[EmpPerLF].{0:0.0}% of the labour force was employed ([LabourForceSummary].[EmpPerPop].{0:0.0}% of the population aged 15+), and [LabourForce].[UnEmpPerLF].{0:0.0}% unemployed ([LabourForceSummary].[UnEmpPerPop].{0:0.0}% of the population aged 15+), compared with [LabourForce].[Sum_BM_EmpPerLF].{0:0.0}% and [LabourForce].[Sum_BM_UnEmpPerLF].{0:0.0}% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

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 North - East Region in 2016 shows that there was a [LabourForceSummary].[Compare_LFPer] proportion in the labour force ([LabourForceSummary].[Sum_LFPer].{0:0.0}%) compared with the City of Mitcham ([LabourForceSummary].[Sum_BM_LFPer2].{0:0.0}%).

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