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Unemployment

In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Playford was 14.15%.

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, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - Dec, South Australia: 6.60% 2016 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - June, South Australia: 6.80% 2016 - Mar, South Australia: 7.00% 2015 - Dec, South Australia: 7.10% 2015 - Sept, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - June, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - Mar, South Australia: 7.00% 2014 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2014 - Sept, South Australia: 6.60% 2014 - June, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Sept, South Australia: 6.60% 2013 - June, South Australia: 6.20% 2013 - Mar, South Australia: 5.90% 2012 - Dec, South Australia: 5.80% 2012 - Sept, South Australia: 5.60% 2012 - June, South Australia: 5.50% 2012 - Mar, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Dec, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, South Australia: 5.20% 2011 - June, South Australia: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, South Australia: 5.50% 2017 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.98% 2016 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 7.08% 2016 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 7.16% 2016 - June, Greater Adelaide : 7.37% 2016 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 7.51% 2015 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 7.38% 2015 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 7.23% 2015 - June, Greater Adelaide : 6.92% 2015 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.66% 2014 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 6.67% 2014 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 6.74% 2014 - June, Greater Adelaide : 6.67% 2014 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.51% 2013 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 6.32% 2013 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.96% 2013 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.77% 2013 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.68% 2012 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 5.54% 2012 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.49% 2012 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.44% 2012 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.40% 2011 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 5.47% 2011 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.52% 2011 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.50% 2011 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.51% 2017 - Mar, City of Playford: 14.15% 2016 - Dec, City of Playford: 14.73% 2016 - Sept, City of Playford: 14.89% 2016 - June, City of Playford: 15.52% 2016 - Mar, City of Playford: 15.48% 2015 - Dec, City of Playford: 14.96% 2015 - Sept, City of Playford: 14.72% 2015 - June, City of Playford: 14.35% 2015 - Mar, City of Playford: 14.43% 2014 - Dec, City of Playford: 14.35% 2014 - Sept, City of Playford: 14.61% 2014 - June, City of Playford: 14.24% 2014 - Mar, City of Playford: 13.74% 2013 - Dec, City of Playford: 14.16% 2013 - Sept, City of Playford: 14.12% 2013 - June, City of Playford: 14.34% 2013 - Mar, City of Playford: 14.00% 2012 - Dec, City of Playford: 13.15% 2012 - Sept, City of Playford: 12.52% 2012 - June, City of Playford: 12.24% 2012 - Mar, City of Playford: 12.98% 2011 - Dec, City of Playford: 13.46% 2011 - Sept, City of Playford: 13.84% 2011 - June, City of Playford: 13.57% 2011 - Mar, City of Playford: 13.11%
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, City of Playford: 5,654 people 2016 - Dec, City of Playford: 5,892 people 2016 - Sept, City of Playford: 5,972 people 2016 - June, City of Playford: 6,213 people 2016 - Mar, City of Playford: 6,152 people 2015 - Dec, City of Playford: 5,885 people 2015 - Sept, City of Playford: 5,724 people 2015 - June, City of Playford: 5,561 people 2015 - Mar, City of Playford: 5,572 people 2014 - Dec, City of Playford: 5,521 people 2014 - Sept, City of Playford: 5,611 people 2014 - June, City of Playford: 5,400 people 2014 - Mar, City of Playford: 5,179 people 2013 - Dec, City of Playford: 5,374 people 2013 - Sept, City of Playford: 5,358 people 2013 - June, City of Playford: 5,442 people 2013 - Mar, City of Playford: 5,269 people 2012 - Dec, City of Playford: 4,909 people 2012 - Sept, City of Playford: 4,631 people 2012 - June, City of Playford: 4,512 people 2012 - Mar, City of Playford: 4,791 people 2011 - Dec, City of Playford: 4,925 people 2011 - Sept, City of Playford: 5,019 people 2011 - June, City of Playford: 4,877 people 2011 - Mar, City of Playford: 4,660 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
City of PlayfordGreater Adelaide South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March5,65439,971+14.15+6.98+6.70+5.90
2016
December5,89240,003+14.73+7.08+6.60+5.70
September5,97240,095+14.89+7.16+6.70+5.70
June6,21340,033+15.52+7.37+6.80+5.70
March6,15239,731+15.48+7.51+7.00+5.70
2015
December5,88539,333+14.96+7.38+7.10+5.80
September5,72438,878+14.72+7.23+7.70+6.10
June5,56138,765+14.35+6.92+7.70+6.10
March5,57238,605+14.43+6.66+7.00+6.10
2014
December5,52138,470+14.35+6.67+6.80+6.20
September5,61138,395+14.61+6.74+6.60+6.20
June5,40037,913+14.24+6.67+6.70+6.00
March5,17937,688+13.74+6.51+6.80+5.90
2013
December5,37437,945+14.16+6.32+6.80+5.80
September5,35837,949+14.12+5.96+6.60+5.70
June5,44237,957+14.34+5.77+6.20+5.70
March5,26937,636+14.00+5.68+5.90+5.50
2012
December4,90937,344+13.15+5.54+5.80+5.40
September4,63137,003+12.52+5.49+5.60+5.30
June4,51236,874+12.24+5.44+5.50+5.20
March4,79136,908+12.98+5.40+5.30+5.10
2011
December4,92536,580+13.46+5.47+5.30+5.20
September5,01936,252+13.84+5.52+5.20+5.20
June4,87735,936+13.57+5.50+5.20+5.00
March4,66035,548+13.11+5.51+5.50+4.90
2010
December4,42935,370+12.52+5.36+5.60+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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