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Seaford Meadows

Employment status

746 people living in Seaford Meadows in 2011 were employed, of which 67% worked full-time and 32% part-time.

Seaford Meadows'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
Seaford Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Employed
74692.194.1----94.4--
Employed full-time
49761.455.4----57.1--
Employed part-time
23629.136.9----35.2--
Hours worked not stated
131.61.8----2.1--
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)647.95.9----5.6--
Looking for full-time work
404.93.7----3.6--
Looking for part-time work
243.02.2----2.0--

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

Labour force status
Seaford Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)81067.662.81954.762.5+791
Not in the labour force
29124.333.51439.633.7+277
Labour force status not stated
978.13.725.63.8+95

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, City of Onkaparinga: 94.1% Employed full-time, City of Onkaparinga: 55.4% Employed part-time, City of Onkaparinga: 36.9% Hours worked not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 1.8% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% Looking for full-time work, City of Onkaparinga: 3.7% Looking for part-time work, City of Onkaparinga: 2.2% Employed, Seaford Meadows: 92.1% Employed full-time, Seaford Meadows: 61.4% Employed part-time, Seaford Meadows: 29.1% Hours worked not stated, Seaford Meadows: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Seaford Meadows: 7.9% Looking for full-time work, Seaford Meadows: 4.9% Looking for part-time work, Seaford Meadows: 3.0%
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
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 Seaford Meadows's labour force in 2011 was 810, of which 236 were employed part-time and 497 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Seaford Meadows in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.1% of the labour force was employed (62.3% of the population aged 15+), and 7.9% unemployed (5.3% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.1% and 5.9% 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 Seaford Meadows in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (67.6%) compared with the City of Onkaparinga (62.8%).