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Employment status

48,554 people living in the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 were employed, of which 62% worked full-time and 37% part-time.

The City of Tea Tree Gully'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
City of Tea Tree Gully - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Employed
48,55495.394.248,83795.994.8-283
Employed full-time
29,91558.756.930,87860.758.7-963
Employed part-time
17,85435.035.616,89433.233.8+960
Hours worked not stated
7851.51.71,0652.12.3-280
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)2,3984.75.82,0734.15.2+325
Looking for full-time work
1,3662.73.41,1582.33.2+208
Looking for part-time work
1,0322.02.49151.82.0+117

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

Labour force status
City of Tea Tree Gully - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)50,95265.160.750,91065.759.5+42
Not in the labour force
24,89531.835.024,01431.035.5+881
Labour force status not stated
2,4323.14.32,5883.35.1-156

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, Greater Adelaide: 94.2% Employed full-time, Greater Adelaide: 56.9% Employed part-time, Greater Adelaide: 35.6% Hours worked not stated, Greater Adelaide: 1.7% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Greater Adelaide: 5.8% Looking for full-time work, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% Looking for part-time work, Greater Adelaide: 2.4% Employed, City of Tea Tree Gully: 95.3% Employed full-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: 58.7% Employed part-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: 35.0% Hours worked not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.7% Looking for full-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.7% Looking for part-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.0%
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, City of Tea Tree Gully: -283 Employed full-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: -963 Employed part-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: +960 Hours worked not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: -280 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Tea Tree Gully: +325 Looking for full-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: +208 Looking for part-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: +117
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 the City of Tea Tree Gully's labour force in 2011 was 50,952, of which 17,854 were employed part-time and 29,915 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.3% of the labour force was employed (62.0% of the population aged 15+), and 4.7% unemployed (3.1% of the population aged 15+), compared with 94.2% and 5.8% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

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 the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (65.1%) compared with Greater Adelaide (60.7%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in the City of Tea Tree Gully showed a decrease of 283, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 325. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 42 or 0.1%.