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In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Griffith City was 4.32%.

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, Griffith City: 4.32% 2016 - Dec, Griffith City: 4.06% 2016 - Sept, Griffith City: 3.65% 2016 - June, Griffith City: 3.31% 2016 - Mar, Griffith City: 3.22% 2015 - Dec, Griffith City: 4.15% 2015 - Sept, Griffith City: 4.62% 2015 - June, Griffith City: 4.65% 2015 - Mar, Griffith City: 4.67% 2014 - Dec, Griffith City: 4.60% 2014 - Sept, Griffith City: 5.24% 2014 - June, Griffith City: 5.59% 2014 - Mar, Griffith City: 6.11% 2013 - Dec, Griffith City: 6.32% 2013 - Sept, Griffith City: 5.90% 2013 - June, Griffith City: 5.84% 2013 - Mar, Griffith City: 5.53% 2012 - Dec, Griffith City: 5.21% 2012 - Sept, Griffith City: 5.21% 2012 - June, Griffith City: 5.66% 2012 - Mar, Griffith City: 5.61% 2011 - Dec, Griffith City: 6.84% 2011 - Sept, Griffith City: 7.23% 2011 - June, Griffith City: 7.48% 2011 - Mar, Griffith City: 7.88%
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, Griffith City: 616 people 2016 - Dec, Griffith City: 584 people 2016 - Sept, Griffith City: 523 people 2016 - June, Griffith City: 471 people 2016 - Mar, Griffith City: 451 people 2015 - Dec, Griffith City: 582 people 2015 - Sept, Griffith City: 657 people 2015 - June, Griffith City: 676 people 2015 - Mar, Griffith City: 703 people 2014 - Dec, Griffith City: 704 people 2014 - Sept, Griffith City: 803 people 2014 - June, Griffith City: 847 people 2014 - Mar, Griffith City: 901 people 2013 - Dec, Griffith City: 909 people 2013 - Sept, Griffith City: 836 people 2013 - June, Griffith City: 816 people 2013 - Mar, Griffith City: 760 people 2012 - Dec, Griffith City: 708 people 2012 - Sept, Griffith City: 694 people 2012 - June, Griffith City: 753 people 2012 - Mar, Griffith City: 756 people 2011 - Dec, Griffith City: 923 people 2011 - Sept, Griffith City: 972 people 2011 - June, Griffith City: 995 people 2011 - Mar, Griffith City: 1,034 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
Griffith CityRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March61614,262+4.32+5.53+5.20+5.90
2016
December58414,377+4.06+5.65+5.10+5.70
September52314,348+3.65+5.87+5.00+5.70
June47114,218+3.31+6.15+5.10+5.70
March45113,991+3.22+6.60+5.20+5.70
2015
December58214,031+4.15+7.11+5.30+5.80
September65714,208+4.62+7.35+5.70+6.10
June67614,538+4.65+7.38+5.90+6.10
March70315,039+4.67+7.19+6.00+6.10
2014
December70415,288+4.60+6.80+6.10+6.20
September80315,326+5.24+6.53+5.90+6.20
June84715,156+5.59+6.30+5.70+6.00
March90114,751+6.11+6.18+5.50+5.90
2013
December90914,383+6.32+6.01+5.70+5.80
September83614,168+5.90+5.89+5.80+5.70
June81613,979+5.84+5.88+5.60+5.70
March76013,750+5.53+5.67+5.40+5.50
2012
December70813,599+5.21+5.51+5.10+5.40
September69413,312+5.21+5.42+5.10+5.30
June75313,301+5.66+5.38+5.00+5.20
March75613,475+5.61+5.36+5.00+5.10
2011
December92313,487+6.84+5.39+5.30+5.20
September97213,451+7.23+5.49+5.30+5.20
June99513,295+7.48+5.45+5.20+5.00
March1,03413,121+7.88+5.56+5.00+4.90
2010
December93613,230+7.07+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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