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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Employment status

715 people living in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016 were employed, of which 50% worked full-time and 49% part-time.

Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Employed
71597.995.1665100.095.5+49
Employed full-time
35648.953.536154.354.7-4
Employed part-time
34947.839.829644.538.6+53
Hours worked not stated
81.21.881.22.2+1
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)152.14.900.04.5+15
Looking for full-time work
60.82.600.02.5+6
Looking for part-time work
91.32.300.02.0+9

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

Labour force status
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)73049.555.466548.456.4+65
Not in the labour force
63042.738.561344.638.1+17
Labour force status not stated
1087.46.1967.05.5+13

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 95.1% Employed full-time, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 53.5% Employed part-time, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 39.8% Hours worked not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.8% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.9% Looking for full-time work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.6% Looking for part-time work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.3% Employed, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 97.9% Employed full-time, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 48.9% Employed part-time, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 47.8% Hours worked not stated, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.1% Looking for full-time work, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 0.8% Looking for part-time work, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 1.3%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +49 Employed full-time, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -4 Employed part-time, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +53 Hours worked not stated, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +1 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +15 Looking for full-time work, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +6 Looking for part-time work, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +9
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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo's labour force in 2016 was 730, of which 349 were employed part-time and 356 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 97.9% of the labour force was employed (48.5% of the population aged 15+), and 2.1% unemployed (1.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.1% and 4.9% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (49.5%) compared with Mornington Peninsula Shire (55.4%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo showed an increase of 50, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 15. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 65 or 9.8%.

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