2081.0 - Australians' journeys through life: Stories from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset, 2011-2016 Quality Declaration 
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PEOPLE WHO WERE UNEMPLOYED IN 2011: WHAT WERE THEY DOING IN 2016?

Infographic showing labour force outcomes in 2016 for those who were unemployed in 2011. Text version of infographic content is below.

565,000 people were unemployed in 2011.

What were they doing in 2016?

    • 57% were employed
    • 17% were unemployed, and
    • 26% were not in the labour force.

For those who were employed in 2016:
    • the most common industries of employment were Health care and social assistance (14%) and Retail trade (13%), and
    • 53% were male.

For those who were unemployed in 2016:
    • 58% were male, and
    • 25% had done volunteer work for an organisation or group in the last 12 months.

For those who were not in the labour force in 2016:
    • 57% were female, and
    • 36% were caring for children.

Source: ABS, Australians' journeys through life: Stories from the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset (ACLD), 2011-2016 (cat. no. 2081.0).

Note: Estimates based on population aged 15 to 59 years in 2011.