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Golden Grove - Gould Creek

Employment status

5,058 people living in Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 were employed, of which 61% worked full-time and 38% part-time.

Golden Grove - Gould Creek'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
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Employed
5,05895.895.34,78496.295.9+274
Employed full-time
3,07758.358.73,03160.960.7+46
Employed part-time
1,90136.035.01,68233.833.2+219
Hours worked not stated
801.51.5711.42.1+9
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)2234.24.71913.84.1+32
Looking for full-time work
981.92.71002.02.3-2
Looking for part-time work
1252.42.0911.81.8+34

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

Labour force status
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)5,28169.165.14,97571.665.7+306
Not in the labour force
2,21229.031.81,82026.231.0+392
Labour force status not stated
1481.93.11512.23.3-3

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 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% Employed, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 95.8% Employed full-time, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 58.3% Employed part-time, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 36.0% Hours worked not stated, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.5% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 4.2% Looking for full-time work, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.9% Looking for part-time work, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 2.4%
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, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +274 Employed full-time, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +46 Employed part-time, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +219 Hours worked not stated, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +9 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +32 Looking for full-time work, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -2 Looking for part-time work, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +34
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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek's labour force in 2011 was 5,281, of which 1,901 were employed part-time and 3,077 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion in employment, as well as a similar proportion unemployed. Overall, 95.8% of the labour force was employed (66.2% of the population aged 15+), and 4.2% unemployed (2.9% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.3% and 4.7% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (69.1%) compared with the City of Tea Tree Gully (65.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Golden Grove - Gould Creek showed an increase of 274, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 32. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 306 or 6.2%.