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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Employment status

3,914 people living in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 were employed, of which 63% worked full-time and 33% part-time.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Employed
3,91482.490.52,33582.791.5+1,579
Employed full-time
2,47952.255.91,38148.956.9+1,098
Employed part-time
1,29527.332.387731.131.4+418
Hours worked not stated
1392.92.3762.73.1+63
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)83517.69.548817.38.5+347
Looking for full-time work
59212.56.438213.56.1+210
Looking for part-time work
2435.13.11053.72.5+138

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

Labour force status
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (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)4,74949.655.52,82340.653.7+1,926
Not in the labour force
4,07942.639.33,46049.840.1+618
Labour force status not stated
7437.85.26709.66.2+73

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 82.4% Employed full-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 52.2% Employed part-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 27.3% Hours worked not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 17.6% Looking for full-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 12.5% Looking for part-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.1%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,579 Employed full-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,098 Employed part-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +418 Hours worked not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +63 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +347 Looking for full-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +210 Looking for part-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +138
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area's labour force in 2011 was 4,749, of which 1,295 were employed part-time and 2,479 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 82.4% of the labour force was employed (40.9% of the population aged 15+), and 17.6% unemployed (8.7% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (49.6%) compared with the City of Playford (55.5%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Playford North Urban Renewal area showed an increase of 1,579, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 347. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,926 or 68.2%.