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Onkaparinga Hills

Employment status

1,368 people living in Onkaparinga Hills in 2016 were employed, of which 57% worked full-time and 41% part-time.

Onkaparinga Hills'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
Onkaparinga Hills - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,36895.992.31,47397.094.1-105
Employed full-time
78655.152.588158.055.4-95
Employed part-time
55939.238.559239.036.9-33
Hours worked not stated
221.61.300.01.8+23
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)584.17.7453.05.9+13
Looking for full-time work
392.74.6130.93.7+26
Looking for part-time work
191.33.1322.12.2-13

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

Labour force status
Onkaparinga Hills - 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)1,42668.059.81,51872.062.8-92
Not in the labour force
59628.435.153125.233.5+64
Labour force status not stated
653.15.1582.83.7+7

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, Onkaparinga Hills: 95.9% Employed full-time, Onkaparinga Hills: 55.1% Employed part-time, Onkaparinga Hills: 39.2% Hours worked not stated, Onkaparinga Hills: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Onkaparinga Hills: 4.1% Looking for full-time work, Onkaparinga Hills: 2.7% Looking for part-time work, Onkaparinga Hills: 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, Onkaparinga Hills: -105 Employed full-time, Onkaparinga Hills: -95 Employed part-time, Onkaparinga Hills: -33 Hours worked not stated, Onkaparinga Hills: +23 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Onkaparinga Hills: +13 Looking for full-time work, Onkaparinga Hills: +26 Looking for part-time work, Onkaparinga Hills: -13
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 Onkaparinga Hills's labour force in 2016 was 1,426, of which 559 were employed part-time and 786 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Onkaparinga Hills in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.9% of the labour force was employed (65.2% of the population aged 15+), and 4.1% unemployed (2.8% 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 Onkaparinga Hills in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (68.0%) compared with the City of Onkaparinga (59.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Onkaparinga Hills showed a decrease of 105, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 13. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 92 or 6.1%.

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