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Pedare Ward

Employment status

9,830 people living in Pedare Ward in 2016 were employed, of which 61% worked full-time and 38% part-time.

Pedare 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
Pedare Ward - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Employed
9,83094.493.59,97496.095.3-145
Employed full-time
6,02157.856.06,22760.058.7-206
Employed part-time
3,71935.736.43,60234.735.0+116
Hours worked not stated
900.91.11451.41.5-55
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)5845.66.54114.04.7+174
Looking for full-time work
2802.73.61891.82.7+91
Looking for part-time work
3042.92.92222.12.0+83

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

Labour force status
Pedare 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)10,41469.762.810,38572.565.1+29
Not in the labour force
4,00926.833.63,70925.931.8+300
Labour force status not stated
4733.23.62361.63.1+237

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, Pedare Ward: 94.4% Employed full-time, Pedare Ward: 57.8% Employed part-time, Pedare Ward: 35.7% Hours worked not stated, Pedare Ward: 0.9% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Pedare Ward: 5.6% Looking for full-time work, Pedare Ward: 2.7% Looking for part-time work, Pedare Ward: 2.9%
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, Pedare Ward: -145 Employed full-time, Pedare Ward: -206 Employed part-time, Pedare Ward: +116 Hours worked not stated, Pedare Ward: -55 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Pedare Ward: +174 Looking for full-time work, Pedare Ward: +91 Looking for part-time work, Pedare Ward: +83
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 Pedare Ward's labour force in 2016 was 10,414, of which 3,719 were employed part-time and 6,021 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Pedare Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 94.4% of the labour force was employed (65.7% of the population aged 15+), and 5.6% unemployed (3.9% 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 Pedare Ward in 2016 shows that there was a higher proportion in the labour force (69.7%) compared with the City of Tea Tree Gully (62.8%).

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people employed in Pedare Ward showed a decrease of 144, and the number unemployed showed an increase of 173. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 29 or 0.3%.

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