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18,819 people living in Narangba in 2016 were employed, of which 63% worked full-time and 36% part-time.

Narangba'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
Narangba - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%Moreton Bay Region %Number%Moreton Bay Region %2011 to 2016
Employed
18,81993.392.317,10094.793.7+1,719
Employed full-time
11,81058.657.510,99460.959.4+816
Employed part-time
6,71133.333.15,78232.032.1+929
Hours worked not stated
2981.51.63241.82.1-26
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1,3516.77.79485.36.3+403
Looking for full-time work
7563.74.65773.24.0+179
Looking for part-time work
5952.93.13712.12.3+224

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

Labour force status
Narangba - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%Moreton Bay Region %Number%Moreton Bay Region %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)20,17066.061.118,04867.663.2+2,122
Not in the labour force
8,95929.333.07,60028.532.2+1,359
Labour force status not stated
1,4194.65.91,0614.04.7+358

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, Moreton Bay Region: 92.3% Employed full-time, Moreton Bay Region: 57.5% Employed part-time, Moreton Bay Region: 33.1% Hours worked not stated, Moreton Bay Region: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Moreton Bay Region: 7.7% Looking for full-time work, Moreton Bay Region: 4.6% Looking for part-time work, Moreton Bay Region: 3.1% Employed, Narangba: 93.3% Employed full-time, Narangba: 58.6% Employed part-time, Narangba: 33.3% Hours worked not stated, Narangba: 1.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Narangba: 6.7% Looking for full-time work, Narangba: 3.7% Looking for part-time work, Narangba: 2.9%
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, Narangba: +1,719 Employed full-time, Narangba: +816 Employed part-time, Narangba: +929 Hours worked not stated, Narangba: -26 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Narangba: +403 Looking for full-time work, Narangba: +179 Looking for part-time work, Narangba: +224
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 Narangba's labour force in 2016 was 20,170, of which 6,711 were employed part-time and 11,810 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Narangba in 2016 compared to Moreton Bay Region shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 93.3% of the labour force was employed (61.6% of the population aged 15+), and 6.7% unemployed (4.4% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.3% and 7.7% respectively for Moreton Bay Region.

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 Narangba in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (66.0%) compared with Moreton Bay Region (61.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Narangba showed an increase of 1,719, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 403. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 2,122 or 11.8%.

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