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Central South District

Employment status

8,667 people living in Central South District in 2011 were employed, of which 60% worked full-time and 38% part-time.

Central South District'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
Central South District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Employed
8,66792.594.17,20093.594.4+1,467
Employed full-time
5,15755.055.44,37356.857.1+784
Employed part-time
3,29235.136.92,68434.835.2+608
Hours worked not stated
2192.31.81431.92.1+76
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)7057.55.95036.55.6+202
Looking for full-time work
4564.93.73384.43.6+118
Looking for part-time work
2492.72.21652.12.0+84

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

Labour force status
Central South District - (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)9,37362.162.87,70361.762.5+1,670
Not in the labour force
4,93532.733.54,30934.533.7+625
Labour force status not stated
7975.33.74793.83.8+318

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, Central South District: 92.5% Employed full-time, Central South District: 55.0% Employed part-time, Central South District: 35.1% Hours worked not stated, Central South District: 2.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Central South District: 7.5% Looking for full-time work, Central South District: 4.9% Looking for part-time work, Central South District: 2.7%
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, Central South District: +1,467 Employed full-time, Central South District: +784 Employed part-time, Central South District: +608 Hours worked not stated, Central South District: +76 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Central South District: +202 Looking for full-time work, Central South District: +118 Looking for part-time work, Central South District: +84
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 Central South District's labour force in 2011 was 9,372, of which 3,292 were employed part-time and 5,157 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Central South District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 92.5% of the labour force was employed (57.4% of the population aged 15+), and 7.5% unemployed (4.7% 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 Central South District in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (62.1%) compared with the City of Onkaparinga (62.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Central South District showed an increase of 1,467, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 202. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,670 or 21.7%.