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Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat

Employment status

1,349 people living in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2011 were employed, of which 49% worked full-time and 48% part-time.

Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat'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
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Employed
1,34998.695.51,48197.795.3-132
Employed full-time
66648.754.780152.856.0-135
Employed part-time
65347.738.665343.136.70
Hours worked not stated
302.22.2261.72.6+4
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)191.44.5352.34.7-16
Looking for full-time work
120.92.5181.22.8-6
Looking for part-time work
70.52.0171.11.8-10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Labour force status
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)1,36860.356.41,51464.454.7-146
Not in the labour force
76533.738.167828.937.4+87
Labour force status not stated
1345.95.51586.77.9-23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment status, 2011
Employment status, 2011 Employed, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 95.5% Employed full-time, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 54.7% Employed part-time, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 38.6% Hours worked not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.5% Looking for full-time work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.5% Looking for part-time work, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.0% Employed, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 98.6% Employed full-time, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 48.7% Employed part-time, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 47.7% Hours worked not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.4% Looking for full-time work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.9% Looking for part-time work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011
Change in employment status, 2006 to 2011 Employed, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -132 Employed full-time, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -135 Employed part-time, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0 Hours worked not stated, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +4 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -16 Looking for full-time work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -6 Looking for part-time work, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

The size of Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat's labour force in 2011 was 1,368, of which 653 were employed part-time and 666 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 98.6% of the labour force was employed (59.5% of the population aged 15+), and 1.4% unemployed (0.8% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.5% and 4.5% 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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (60.3%) compared with Mornington Peninsula Shire (56.4%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat showed a decrease of 132, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 16. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 146 or 9.6%.