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In the 2016 June quarter, the unemployment rate in Gosford City was 5.23%.

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 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% 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: 5.00% 2012 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 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% 2016 - June, Gosford City: 5.23% 2016 - Mar, Gosford City: 5.23% 2015 - Dec, Gosford City: 5.22% 2015 - Sept, Gosford City: 4.92% 2015 - June, Gosford City: 4.79% 2015 - Mar, Gosford City: 5.51% 2014 - Dec, Gosford City: 5.36% 2014 - Sept, Gosford City: 5.30% 2014 - June, Gosford City: 5.09% 2014 - Mar, Gosford City: 4.89% 2013 - Dec, Gosford City: 5.16% 2013 - Sept, Gosford City: 5.03% 2013 - June, Gosford City: 5.01% 2013 - Mar, Gosford City: 4.88% 2012 - Dec, Gosford City: 4.85% 2012 - Sept, Gosford City: 4.88% 2012 - June, Gosford City: 5.13% 2012 - Mar, Gosford City: 5.01% 2011 - Dec, Gosford City: 4.98% 2011 - Sept, Gosford City: 4.74% 2011 - June, Gosford City: 4.18% 2011 - Mar, Gosford City: 4.10%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2016 - June, Gosford City: 5,037 people 2016 - Mar, Gosford City: 4,874 people 2015 - Dec, Gosford City: 4,660 people 2015 - Sept, Gosford City: 4,212 people 2015 - June, Gosford City: 4,006 people 2015 - Mar, Gosford City: 4,630 people 2014 - Dec, Gosford City: 4,524 people 2014 - Sept, Gosford City: 4,554 people 2014 - June, Gosford City: 4,356 people 2014 - Mar, Gosford City: 4,208 people 2013 - Dec, Gosford City: 4,500 people 2013 - Sept, Gosford City: 4,332 people 2013 - June, Gosford City: 4,311 people 2013 - Mar, Gosford City: 4,118 people 2012 - Dec, Gosford City: 4,004 people 2012 - Sept, Gosford City: 4,020 people 2012 - June, Gosford City: 4,196 people 2012 - Mar, Gosford City: 3,984 people 2011 - Dec, Gosford City: 3,862 people 2011 - Sept, Gosford City: 3,638 people 2011 - June, Gosford City: 3,206 people 2011 - Mar, Gosford City: 3,248 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
Gosford CityRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2016
June5,03796,270+5.23+6.15+5.10+5.70
March4,87493,189+5.23+6.60+5.20+5.70
2015
December4,66089,357+5.22+7.11+5.30+5.80
September4,21285,662+4.92+7.35+5.70+6.10
June4,00683,705+4.79+7.38+5.90+6.10
March4,63083,956+5.51+7.19+6.00+6.10
2014
December4,52484,433+5.36+6.80+6.10+6.20
September4,55485,852+5.30+6.53+5.90+6.20
June4,35685,567+5.09+6.30+5.70+6.00
March4,20886,104+4.89+6.18+5.50+5.90
2013
December4,50087,281+5.16+6.01+5.70+5.80
September4,33286,120+5.03+5.89+5.80+5.70
June4,31185,994+5.01+5.88+5.60+5.70
March4,11884,415+4.88+5.67+5.40+5.50
2012
December4,00482,591+4.85+5.51+5.10+5.40
September4,02082,460+4.88+5.42+5.00+5.30
June4,19681,801+5.13+5.38+5.00+5.20
March3,98479,529+5.01+5.36+5.00+5.10
2011
December3,86277,563+4.98+5.39+5.20+5.20
September3,63876,758+4.74+5.49+5.30+5.20
June3,20676,747+4.18+5.45+5.20+5.00
March3,24879,282+4.10+5.56+5.00+4.90
2010
December3,52182,090+4.29+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 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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