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Unemployment

In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the Armidale Regional Council was 6.72%.

The unemployment rate is derived from the ABS labour force survey and Centrelink data and compiled by the Department of Employment. It is published quarterly in the Small Area Labour Markets publication, for Local Government Areas. The unemployment rate shown here is the proportion of the resident labour force (those in work or looking for work, and aged over 15) who are looking for work. Unemployment does not include people who don’t have a job but are not seeking a job.

Unemployment is an important indicator of the economic success of an area. A low unemployment rate can indicate an affluent area with a high rate of access to jobs, or a place where those who can’t find jobs leave the area. A high rate can indicate a declining economy with closures of key industries, or a residential area with a significantly disadvantaged population.

Note: Due to a major change in the Labour Force Regions on which unemployment data are collected, Small Area Labour Markets datasets are now only directly comparable back to 2010. For this reason, data prior to 2010 is misleading and has been removed from this site.

Quarterly unemployment rate
Quarterly unemployment rate 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.90% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - Sept, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - June, Australia: 6.00% 2014 - Mar, Australia: 5.90% 2013 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2013 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 2013 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2013 - Mar, Australia: 5.50% 2012 - Dec, Australia: 5.40% 2012 - Sept, Australia: 5.30% 2012 - June, Australia: 5.20% 2012 - Mar, Australia: 5.10% 2011 - Dec, Australia: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, Australia: 5.20% 2011 - June, Australia: 5.00% 2011 - Mar, Australia: 4.90% 2017 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.20% 2016 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.10% 2016 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, New South Wales: 5.10% 2016 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.20% 2015 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.30% 2015 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.70% 2015 - June, New South Wales: 5.90% 2015 - Mar, New South Wales: 6.00% 2014 - Dec, New South Wales: 6.10% 2014 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.90% 2014 - June, New South Wales: 5.70% 2014 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.50% 2013 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.70% 2013 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.80% 2013 - June, New South Wales: 5.60% 2013 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.40% 2012 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.10% 2012 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.10% 2012 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2017 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.53% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.65% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.87% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.15% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.11% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.35% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.38% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.19% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.80% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.53% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.30% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.18% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.01% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.89% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.88% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.67% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.51% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.38% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.36% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.49% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.45% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2017 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 6.72% 2016 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 7.07% 2016 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 7.40% 2016 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 7.37% 2016 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 7.88% 2015 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 8.04% 2015 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 7.74% 2015 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 7.60% 2015 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 7.69% 2014 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 6.74% 2014 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 6.60% 2014 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 6.11% 2014 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 5.42% 2013 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 5.91% 2013 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 5.83% 2013 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 5.91% 2013 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 6.01% 2012 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 5.56% 2012 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 5.83% 2012 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 6.33% 2012 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 6.88% 2011 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 7.58% 2011 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 7.68% 2011 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 7.11% 2011 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 6.61%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2017 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 961 people 2016 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 1,041 people 2016 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 1,087 people 2016 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 2,134 people 2016 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 2,275 people 2015 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 2,292 people 2015 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 2,221 people 2015 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 2,183 people 2015 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 2,167 people 2014 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 1,891 people 2014 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 1,847 people 2014 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 1,696 people 2014 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 1,545 people 2013 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 1,701 people 2013 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 1,659 people 2013 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 1,678 people 2013 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 1,668 people 2012 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 1,539 people 2012 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 1,649 people 2012 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 1,837 people 2012 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 2,022 people 2011 - Dec, Armidale Regional Council: 2,244 people 2011 - Sept, Armidale Regional Council: 2,273 people 2011 - June, Armidale Regional Council: 2,089 people 2011 - Mar, Armidale Regional Council: 1,947 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
Armidale Regional CouncilRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March96114,308+6.72+5.53+5.20+5.90
2016
December1,04114,726+7.07+5.65+5.10+5.70
September1,08714,685+7.40+5.87+5.00+5.70
June2,13428,949+7.37+6.15+5.10+5.70
March2,27528,862+7.88+6.60+5.20+5.70
2015
December2,29228,514+8.04+7.11+5.30+5.80
September2,22128,708+7.74+7.35+5.70+6.10
June2,18328,741+7.60+7.38+5.90+6.10
March2,16728,172+7.69+7.19+6.00+6.10
2014
December1,89128,056+6.74+6.80+6.10+6.20
September1,84727,984+6.60+6.53+5.90+6.20
June1,69627,742+6.11+6.30+5.70+6.00
March1,54528,501+5.42+6.18+5.50+5.90
2013
December1,70128,802+5.91+6.01+5.70+5.80
September1,65928,479+5.83+5.89+5.80+5.70
June1,67828,394+5.91+5.88+5.60+5.70
March1,66827,751+6.01+5.67+5.40+5.50
2012
December1,53927,657+5.56+5.51+5.10+5.40
September1,64928,309+5.83+5.42+5.10+5.30
June1,83729,007+6.33+5.38+5.00+5.20
March2,02229,409+6.88+5.36+5.00+5.10
2011
December2,24429,617+7.58+5.39+5.30+5.20
September2,27329,601+7.68+5.49+5.30+5.20
June2,08929,391+7.11+5.45+5.20+5.00
March1,94729,477+6.61+5.56+5.00+4.90
2010
December1,90729,426+6.48+5.77+4.90+5.00

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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