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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Employment status

3,854 people living in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2016 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 36% part-time.

Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Employed
3,85492.592.03,61991.893.8+235
Employed full-time
2,38357.255.62,29558.258.0+88
Employed part-time
1,40333.734.81,24731.633.8+156
Hours worked not stated
681.61.7772.02.0-9
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)3127.58.03258.26.2-13
Looking for full-time work
1303.13.41604.13.0-30
Looking for part-time work
1824.44.61654.23.2+17

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

Labour force status
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)4,16659.456.83,94460.658.4+222
Not in the labour force
2,34233.438.42,16833.337.3+174
Labour force status not stated
4616.64.83936.04.3+68

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 Monash: 92.0% Employed full-time, City of Monash: 55.6% Employed part-time, City of Monash: 34.8% Hours worked not stated, City of Monash: 1.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Monash: 8.0% Looking for full-time work, City of Monash: 3.4% Looking for part-time work, City of Monash: 4.6% Employed, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 92.5% Employed full-time, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 57.2% Employed part-time, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 33.7% Hours worked not stated, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 7.5% Looking for full-time work, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 3.1% Looking for part-time work, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.4%
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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +235 Employed full-time, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +88 Employed part-time, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +156 Hours worked not stated, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -9 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -13 Looking for full-time work, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -30 Looking for part-time work, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +17
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale's labour force in 2016 was 4,166, of which 1,403 were employed part-time and 2,383 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2016 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.5% of the labour force was employed (55.0% of the population aged 15+), and 7.5% unemployed (4.5% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.0% and 8.0% respectively for City of Monash.

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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (59.4%) compared with City of Monash (56.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale showed an increase of 235, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 13. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 222 or 5.6%.

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