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Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs

Employment status

1,663 people living in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016 were employed, of which 56% worked full-time and 42% part-time.

Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs'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
Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,66389.992.31,56691.394.1+97
Employed full-time
93650.652.596256.155.4-26
Employed part-time
70638.238.558434.136.9+122
Hours worked not stated
211.11.3201.21.8+1
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)18610.17.71498.75.9+37
Looking for full-time work
1196.44.6925.43.7+27
Looking for part-time work
673.63.1573.32.2+10

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

Labour force status
Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs - 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)1,84956.559.81,71561.162.8+134
Not in the labour force
1,23237.635.11,00635.933.5+226
Labour force status not stated
1865.75.1843.03.7+102

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, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 89.9% Employed full-time, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 50.6% Employed part-time, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 38.2% Hours worked not stated, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 10.1% Looking for full-time work, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 6.4% Looking for part-time work, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 3.6%
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, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +97 Employed full-time, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: -26 Employed part-time, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +122 Hours worked not stated, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +1 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +37 Looking for full-time work, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +27 Looking for part-time work, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +10
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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs's labour force in 2016 was 1,849, of which 706 were employed part-time and 936 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 89.9% of the labour force was employed (50.8% of the population aged 15+), and 10.1% unemployed (5.7% 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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (56.5%) compared with the City of Onkaparinga (59.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs showed an increase of 97, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 37. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 134 or 7.8%.

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