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Drumminor Ward

Employment status

7,232 people living in Drumminor Ward in 2016 were employed, of which 60% worked full-time and 39% part-time.

Drumminor Ward'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
Drumminor Ward - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Employed
7,23293.693.57,49595.295.3-263
Employed full-time
4,31955.956.04,61358.658.7-294
Employed part-time
2,82236.536.42,80135.635.0+21
Hours worked not stated
911.21.1811.01.5+10
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)4966.46.53764.84.7+120
Looking for full-time work
2933.83.62082.62.7+85
Looking for part-time work
2032.62.91682.12.0+35

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

Labour force status
Drumminor Ward - Persons aged 15+ (Usual residence)20162011Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)7,72862.562.87,87165.365.1-143
Not in the labour force
4,14333.533.63,86932.131.8+274
Labour force status not stated
4343.53.63172.63.1+117

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 Tea Tree Gully: 93.5% Employed full-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: 56.0% Employed part-time, City of Tea Tree Gully: 36.4% Hours worked not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.5% Looking for full-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.6% Looking for part-time work, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.9% Employed, Drumminor Ward: 93.6% Employed full-time, Drumminor Ward: 55.9% Employed part-time, Drumminor Ward: 36.5% Hours worked not stated, Drumminor Ward: 1.2% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Drumminor Ward: 6.4% Looking for full-time work, Drumminor Ward: 3.8% Looking for part-time work, Drumminor Ward: 2.6%
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, Drumminor Ward: -263 Employed full-time, Drumminor Ward: -294 Employed part-time, Drumminor Ward: +21 Hours worked not stated, Drumminor Ward: +10 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Drumminor Ward: +120 Looking for full-time work, Drumminor Ward: +85 Looking for part-time work, Drumminor Ward: +35
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 Drumminor Ward's labour force in 2016 was 7,728, of which 2,822 were employed part-time and 4,319 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Drumminor Ward in 2016 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, 93.6% of the labour force was employed (58.5% of the population aged 15+), and 6.4% unemployed (4.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 93.5% and 6.5% 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 Drumminor Ward in 2016 shows that there was a similar proportion in the labour force (62.5%) compared with the City of Tea Tree Gully (62.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Drumminor Ward showed a decrease of 263, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 120. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed a decrease of 143 or 1.8%.

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