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274 people living in Kings Park in 2011 were employed, of which 54% worked full-time and 46% part-time.

Kings Park'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
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Employment statusNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Employed
274100.095.324094.196.1+34
Employed full-time
14954.457.914556.960.0+4
Employed part-time
12545.636.19236.134.3+33
Hours worked not stated
00.01.331.21.9-3
map this data in atlas.idUnemployed (Unemployment rate)00.04.7155.93.9-15
Looking for full-time work
00.02.362.42.0-6
Looking for part-time work
00.02.493.51.9-9

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

Labour force status
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Labour force statusNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal labour force (Participation rate)27452.764.125548.363.7+19
Not in the labour force
23545.231.824446.231.0-9
Labour force status not stated
112.14.1295.55.4-18

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 Unley: 95.3% Employed full-time, City of Unley: 57.9% Employed part-time, City of Unley: 36.1% Hours worked not stated, City of Unley: 1.3% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), City of Unley: 4.7% Looking for full-time work, City of Unley: 2.3% Looking for part-time work, City of Unley: 2.4% Employed, Kings Park: 100.0% Employed full-time, Kings Park: 54.4% Employed part-time, Kings Park: 45.6% Hours worked not stated, Kings Park: 0.0% Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Kings Park: 0.0% Looking for full-time work, Kings Park: 0.0% Looking for part-time work, Kings Park: 0.0%
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, Kings Park: +34 Employed full-time, Kings Park: +4 Employed part-time, Kings Park: +33 Hours worked not stated, Kings Park: -3 Unemployed (Unemployment rate), Kings Park: -15 Looking for full-time work, Kings Park: -6 Looking for part-time work, Kings Park: -9
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 Kings Park's labour force in 2011 was 274, of which 125 were employed part-time and 149 were full time workers.

Analysis of the employment status (as a percentage of the labour force) in Kings Park in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion in employment, and a lower proportion unemployed. Overall, 100.0% of the labour force was employed (52.7% of the population aged 15+), and 0.0% unemployed (0.0% of the population aged 15+), compared with 95.3% and 4.7% respectively for the City of Unley.

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 Kings Park in 2011 shows that there was a lower proportion in the labour force (52.7%) compared with the City of Unley (64.1%).

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people employed in Kings Park showed an increase of 34, and the number unemployed showed a decrease of 15. In the same period, the number of people in the labour force showed an increase of 19 or 7.5%.