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964 people living in Elizabeth Vale in 2011 were employed, of which 59% worked full-time and 36% part-time.

Elizabeth Vale'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 Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Employed
96486.890.594790.491.5+17
Employed full-time
57151.455.958756.056.9-16
Employed part-time
34831.332.334833.231.40
Hours worked not stated
444.02.3121.13.1+32
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)14813.39.51019.68.5+47
Looking for full-time work
12211.06.4737.06.1+49
Looking for part-time work
262.33.1282.72.5-2

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 Vale - (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)1,11141.055.51,04839.353.7+63
Not in the labour force
1,43152.839.31,39152.140.1+40
Labour force status not stated
1696.25.22318.76.2-62

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 Vale: 86.8% Employed full-time, Elizabeth Vale: 51.4% Employed part-time, Elizabeth Vale: 31.3% Hours worked not stated, Elizabeth Vale: 4.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Elizabeth Vale: 13.3% Looking for full-time work, Elizabeth Vale: 11.0% Looking for part-time work, Elizabeth Vale: 2.3%
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 Vale: +17 Employed full-time, Elizabeth Vale: -16 Employed part-time, Elizabeth Vale: 0 Hours worked not stated, Elizabeth Vale: +32 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Elizabeth Vale: +47 Looking for full-time work, Elizabeth Vale: +49 Looking for part-time work, Elizabeth Vale: -2
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 Vale's labour force in 2011 was 1,111, of which 348 were employed part-time and 571 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Elizabeth Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 86.8% of the labour force was employed (35.5% of the population aged 15+), and 13.3% unemployed (5.5% 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 Vale in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (41.0%) compared with the City of Playford (55.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Elizabeth Vale showed an increase of 17, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 47. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 63 or 6.0%.