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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Employment status

5,082 people living in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 were employed, of which 59% worked full-time and 38% 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 - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Employed
5,08282.887.33,91382.490.5+1,168
Employed full-time
3,00749.051.72,47852.255.9+529
Employed part-time
1,94131.633.71,29527.332.3+646
Hours worked not stated
1322.21.91392.92.3-7
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)1,05817.212.783517.69.5+224
Looking for full-time work
71611.78.459312.56.4+124
Looking for part-time work
3425.64.42425.13.1+100

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

Labour force status
Playford North Urban Renewal area - 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)6,14050.854.44,74849.655.5+1,392
Not in the labour force
5,05941.838.94,07842.639.3+981
Labour force status not stated
9688.06.77437.85.2+226

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 82.8% Employed full-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 49.0% Employed part-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 31.6% Hours worked not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Playford North Urban Renewal area: 17.2% Looking for full-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.7% Looking for part-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 5.6%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +1,168 Employed full-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +529 Employed part-time, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +646 Hours worked not stated, Playford North Urban Renewal area: -7 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Playford North Urban Renewal area: +224 Looking for full-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +124 Looking for part-time work, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +100
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area's labour force in 2016 was 6,140, of which 1,941 were employed part-time and 3,007 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a lower proportion in employment, and a higher proportion unemployed. Overall, 82.8% of the labour force was employed (42.0% of the population aged 15+), and 17.2% unemployed (8.7% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (50.8%) compared with the City of Playford (54.4%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Playford North Urban Renewal area showed an increase of 1,169, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 223. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 1,392 or 29.3%.

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