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Unemployment

In the 2017 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the Town of Cambridge was 3.57%.

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 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 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: 5.80% 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 - June, Western Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Western Australia: 6.00% 2016 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.50% 2016 - Sept, Western Australia: 6.40% 2016 - June, Western Australia: 6.00% 2016 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Western Australia: 6.20% 2015 - June, Western Australia: 5.90% 2015 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.70% 2014 - Dec, Western Australia: 5.40% 2014 - Sept, Western Australia: 5.10% 2014 - June, Western Australia: 5.00% 2014 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.10% 2013 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.70% 2013 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.50% 2013 - June, Western Australia: 4.90% 2013 - Mar, Western Australia: 4.70% 2012 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.30% 2012 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.10% 2012 - June, Western Australia: 3.70% 2012 - Mar, Western Australia: 3.80% 2011 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.20% 2011 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.30% 2011 - June, Western Australia: 4.20% 2011 - Mar, Western Australia: 4.20% 2017 - June, Greater Perth : 6.52% 2017 - Mar, Greater Perth : 6.48% 2016 - Dec, Greater Perth : 6.25% 2016 - Sept, Greater Perth : 6.09% 2016 - June, Greater Perth : 6.02% 2016 - Mar, Greater Perth : 5.99% 2015 - Dec, Greater Perth : 5.97% 2015 - Sept, Greater Perth : 5.76% 2015 - June, Greater Perth : 5.48% 2015 - Mar, Greater Perth : 5.35% 2014 - Dec, Greater Perth : 5.20% 2014 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.83% 2014 - June, Greater Perth : 4.63% 2014 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.56% 2013 - Dec, Greater Perth : 4.33% 2013 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.42% 2013 - June, Greater Perth : 4.31% 2013 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.04% 2012 - Dec, Greater Perth : 3.99% 2012 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.01% 2012 - June, Greater Perth : 4.10% 2012 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.21% 2011 - Dec, Greater Perth : 4.28% 2011 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.25% 2011 - June, Greater Perth : 4.34% 2011 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.37% 2017 - June, Town of Cambridge: 3.57% 2017 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 3.41% 2016 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 3.09% 2016 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 2.84% 2016 - June, Town of Cambridge: 2.61% 2016 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 3.12% 2015 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 3.34% 2015 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 2.96% 2015 - June, Town of Cambridge: 2.87% 2015 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 3.07% 2014 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 3.09% 2014 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 3.31% 2014 - June, Town of Cambridge: 3.54% 2014 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 3.09% 2013 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 2.75% 2013 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 2.68% 2013 - June, Town of Cambridge: 2.34% 2013 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 2.22% 2012 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 2.19% 2012 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 1.97% 2012 - June, Town of Cambridge: 1.91% 2012 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 2.09% 2011 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 2.30% 2011 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 2.59% 2011 - June, Town of Cambridge: 2.86% 2011 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 3.02%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2017 - June, Town of Cambridge: 572 people 2017 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 546 people 2016 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 498 people 2016 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 460 people 2016 - June, Town of Cambridge: 421 people 2016 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 504 people 2015 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 532 people 2015 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 465 people 2015 - June, Town of Cambridge: 456 people 2015 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 496 people 2014 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 505 people 2014 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 541 people 2014 - June, Town of Cambridge: 565 people 2014 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 474 people 2013 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 411 people 2013 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 396 people 2013 - June, Town of Cambridge: 343 people 2013 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 330 people 2012 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 326 people 2012 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 287 people 2012 - June, Town of Cambridge: 276 people 2012 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 299 people 2011 - Dec, Town of Cambridge: 327 people 2011 - Sept, Town of Cambridge: 371 people 2011 - June, Town of Cambridge: 408 people 2011 - Mar, Town of Cambridge: 429 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
Town of CambridgeGreater Perth Western AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
June57216,024+3.57+6.52+5.60+5.60
March54616,001+3.41+6.48+6.00+5.80
2016
December49816,091+3.09+6.25+6.50+5.80
September46016,196+2.84+6.09+6.40+5.70
June42116,153+2.61+6.02+6.00+5.70
March50416,154+3.12+5.99+5.80+5.70
2015
December53215,931+3.34+5.97+6.00+5.80
September46515,699+2.96+5.76+6.20+6.10
June45615,893+2.87+5.48+5.90+6.10
March49616,137+3.07+5.35+5.70+6.10
2014
December50516,336+3.09+5.20+5.40+6.20
September54116,334+3.31+4.83+5.10+6.20
June56515,978+3.54+4.63+5.00+6.00
March47415,332+3.09+4.56+5.10+5.90
2013
December41114,924+2.75+4.33+4.70+5.80
September39614,768+2.68+4.42+4.50+5.80
June34314,674+2.34+4.31+4.90+5.70
March33014,884+2.22+4.04+4.70+5.50
2012
December32614,886+2.19+3.99+4.30+5.40
September28714,575+1.97+4.01+4.10+5.30
June27614,437+1.91+4.10+3.70+5.20
March29914,281+2.09+4.21+3.80+5.10
2011
December32714,228+2.30+4.28+4.20+5.20
September37114,343+2.59+4.25+4.30+5.20
June40814,245+2.86+4.34+4.20+5.00
March42914,186+3.02+4.37+4.20+4.90
2010
December48514,133+3.43+4.56+4.40+5.00

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

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