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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Employment status

1,146 people living in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2016 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 34% 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 - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Employed
1,14693.187.31,16794.090.5-21
Employed full-time
71057.751.768255.055.9+28
Employed part-time
39131.833.743234.832.3-40
Hours worked not stated
443.61.9534.32.3-9
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)846.912.7746.09.5+11
Looking for full-time work
534.38.4574.66.4-3
Looking for part-time work
312.54.4171.43.1+14

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

Labour force status
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - 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)1,23149.954.41,24152.755.5-10
Not in the labour force
1,00940.938.995840.739.3+52
Labour force status not stated
2239.16.71576.75.2+67

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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 93.1% Employed full-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 57.7% Employed part-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 31.8% Hours worked not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 3.6% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 6.9% Looking for full-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.3% Looking for part-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.5%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -21 Employed full-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +28 Employed part-time, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -40 Hours worked not stated, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -9 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +11 Looking for full-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -3 Looking for part-time work, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +14
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park's labour force in 2016 was 1,231, of which 391 were employed part-time and 710 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 93.1% of the labour force was employed (46.4% of the population aged 15+), and 6.8% unemployed (3.4% 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (49.9%) compared with the City of Playford (54.4%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park showed a decrease of 21, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 10. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 10 or 0.8%.

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