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Andrews Farm

Employment status

3,254 people living in Andrews Farm in 2016 were employed, of which 61% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Employed
3,25489.287.32,86193.590.5+392
Employed full-time
1,99154.651.71,84360.255.9+148
Employed part-time
1,20333.033.795031.032.3+253
Hours worked not stated
591.61.9682.22.3-8
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)39410.812.71996.59.5+195
Looking for full-time work
2456.78.41494.96.4+96
Looking for part-time work
1494.14.4501.63.1+99

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

Labour force status
Andrews Farm - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)3,64865.654.43,06170.455.5+587
Not in the labour force
1,64129.538.91,11925.739.3+523
Labour force status not stated
2975.36.71703.95.2+127

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 Playford: 87.3% Employed full-time, City of Playford: 51.7% Employed part-time, City of Playford: 33.7% Hours worked not stated, City of Playford: 1.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Playford: 12.7% Looking for full-time work, City of Playford: 8.4% Looking for part-time work, City of Playford: 4.4% Employed, Andrews Farm: 89.2% Employed full-time, Andrews Farm: 54.6% Employed part-time, Andrews Farm: 33.0% Hours worked not stated, Andrews Farm: 1.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Andrews Farm: 10.8% Looking for full-time work, Andrews Farm: 6.7% Looking for part-time work, Andrews Farm: 4.1%
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, Andrews Farm: +392 Employed full-time, Andrews Farm: +148 Employed part-time, Andrews Farm: +253 Hours worked not stated, Andrews Farm: -8 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Andrews Farm: +195 Looking for full-time work, Andrews Farm: +96 Looking for part-time work, Andrews Farm: +99
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 Andrews Farm's labour force in 2016 was 3,648, of which 1,203 were employed part-time and 1,991 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Andrews Farm in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 89.2% of the labour force was employed (58.5% of the population aged 15+), and 10.8% unemployed (7.1% of the population aged 15+), compared with 87.3% and 12.7% respectively for the City of Playford.

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 Andrews Farm in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (65.6%) compared with the City of Playford (54.4%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Andrews Farm showed an increase of 393, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 195. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 587 or 19.2%.

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