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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Employment status

1,167 people living in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 were employed, of which 58% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park'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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Employed
1,16794.090.596493.791.5+203
Employed full-time
68255.055.958957.356.9+93
Employed part-time
43234.832.332831.931.4+104
Hours worked not stated
534.32.3484.73.1+5
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)746.09.5656.38.5+9
Looking for full-time work
574.66.4383.76.1+19
Looking for part-time work
171.43.1272.62.5-10

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

Labour force status
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (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)1,24152.755.51,02951.653.7+212
Not in the labour force
95840.739.385342.840.1+105
Labour force status not stated
1576.75.21115.66.2+46

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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 94.0% Employed full-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 55.0% Employed part-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 34.8% Hours worked not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 6.0% Looking for full-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.6% Looking for part-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.4%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +203 Employed full-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +93 Employed part-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +104 Hours worked not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +5 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +9 Looking for full-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +19 Looking for part-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -10
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park's labour force in 2011 was 1,241, of which 432 were employed part-time and 682 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.0% of the labour force was employed (49.5% of the population aged 15+), and 6.0% unemployed (3.1% 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (52.7%) compared with the City of Playford (55.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park showed an increase of 203, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 9. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 212 or 20.6%.