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Elizabeth South

Employment status

595 people living in Elizabeth South in 2011 were employed, of which 58% worked full-time and 39% part-time.

Elizabeth South'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
Elizabeth South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Employed
59579.490.561882.191.5-23
Employed full-time
34546.055.935146.656.9-6
Employed part-time
23331.132.323931.731.4-6
Hours worked not stated
182.42.3283.73.1-10
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)15420.59.513517.98.5+19
Looking for full-time work
12917.26.410513.96.1+24
Looking for part-time work
253.33.1304.02.5-5

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

Labour force status
Elizabeth South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)75035.255.575334.553.7-3
Not in the labour force
1,19355.939.31,14052.240.1+53
Labour force status not stated
1908.95.229213.46.2-102

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 Playford: 90.5% Employed full-time, City of Playford: 55.9% Employed part-time, City of Playford: 32.3% Hours worked not stated, City of Playford: 2.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Playford: 9.5% Looking for full-time work, City of Playford: 6.4% Looking for part-time work, City of Playford: 3.1% Employed, Elizabeth South: 79.4% Employed full-time, Elizabeth South: 46.0% Employed part-time, Elizabeth South: 31.1% Hours worked not stated, Elizabeth South: 2.4% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Elizabeth South: 20.5% Looking for full-time work, Elizabeth South: 17.2% Looking for part-time work, Elizabeth South: 3.3%
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, Elizabeth South: -23 Employed full-time, Elizabeth South: -6 Employed part-time, Elizabeth South: -6 Hours worked not stated, Elizabeth South: -10 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Elizabeth South: +19 Looking for full-time work, Elizabeth South: +24 Looking for part-time work, Elizabeth South: -5
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 Elizabeth South's labour force in 2011 was 750, of which 233 were employed part-time and 345 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Elizabeth South in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 79.3% of the labour force was employed (27.9% of the population aged 15+), and 20.5% unemployed (7.2% of the population aged 15+), compared with 90.5% and 9.5% 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 Elizabeth South in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (35.2%) compared with the City of Playford (55.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Elizabeth South showed a decrease of 23, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 19. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 3 or 0.4%.