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Aberfoyle Park

Employment status

5,681 people living in Aberfoyle Park in 2016 were employed, of which 58% worked full-time and 41% part-time.

Aberfoyle Park'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
Aberfoyle Park - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Employed
5,68193.692.36,18096.594.1-499
Employed full-time
3,28054.052.53,64056.955.4-360
Employed part-time
2,33838.538.52,48038.736.9-142
Hours worked not stated
631.01.3600.91.8+3
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)3916.47.72223.55.9+169
Looking for full-time work
1923.24.61101.73.7+82
Looking for part-time work
1993.33.11121.72.2+87

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

Labour force status
Aberfoyle Park - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)6,07266.859.86,40271.062.8-330
Not in the labour force
2,82831.135.12,53328.133.5+295
Labour force status not stated
2332.65.1810.93.7+152

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 Onkaparinga: 92.3% Employed full-time, City of Onkaparinga: 52.5% Employed part-time, City of Onkaparinga: 38.5% Hours worked not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 1.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Onkaparinga: 7.7% Looking for full-time work, City of Onkaparinga: 4.6% Looking for part-time work, City of Onkaparinga: 3.1% Employed, Aberfoyle Park: 93.6% Employed full-time, Aberfoyle Park: 54.0% Employed part-time, Aberfoyle Park: 38.5% Hours worked not stated, Aberfoyle Park: 1.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Aberfoyle Park: 6.4% Looking for full-time work, Aberfoyle Park: 3.2% Looking for part-time work, Aberfoyle Park: 3.3%
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, Aberfoyle Park: -499 Employed full-time, Aberfoyle Park: -360 Employed part-time, Aberfoyle Park: -142 Hours worked not stated, Aberfoyle Park: +3 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Aberfoyle Park: +169 Looking for full-time work, Aberfoyle Park: +82 Looking for part-time work, Aberfoyle Park: +87
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 Aberfoyle Park's labour force in 2016 was 6,072, of which 2,338 were employed part-time and 3,280 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Aberfoyle Park in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 93.6% of the labour force was employed (62.5% of the population aged 15+), and 6.4% unemployed (4.3% of the population aged 15+), compared with 92.3% and 7.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

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 Aberfoyle Park in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (66.8%) compared with the City of Onkaparinga (59.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Aberfoyle Park showed a decrease of 499, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 169. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 330 or 5.2%.

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