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Unemployment

In the 2017 June quarter, the unemployment rate in South Gippsland Shire was 4.41%.

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, Victoria: 6.00% 2017 - Mar, Victoria: 6.00% 2016 - Dec, Victoria: 6.00% 2016 - Sept, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - June, Victoria: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Victoria: 6.10% 2015 - June, Victoria: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Victoria: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Victoria: 6.50% 2014 - Sept, Victoria: 6.80% 2014 - June, Victoria: 6.60% 2014 - Mar, Victoria: 6.40% 2013 - Dec, Victoria: 6.20% 2013 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2013 - June, Victoria: 5.70% 2013 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2012 - Dec, Victoria: 5.60% 2012 - Sept, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - June, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - Mar, Victoria: 5.50% 2011 - Dec, Victoria: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, Victoria: 5.30% 2011 - June, Victoria: 5.00% 2011 - Mar, Victoria: 4.80% 2017 - June, Regional VIC : 5.42% 2017 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.54% 2016 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.74% 2016 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.86% 2016 - June, Regional VIC : 5.91% 2016 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.94% 2015 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.79% 2015 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.99% 2015 - June, Regional VIC : 6.14% 2015 - Mar, Regional VIC : 6.32% 2014 - Dec, Regional VIC : 6.29% 2014 - Sept, Regional VIC : 6.07% 2014 - June, Regional VIC : 5.63% 2014 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.39% 2013 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.45% 2013 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.57% 2013 - June, Regional VIC : 5.81% 2013 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.72% 2012 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.64% 2012 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.34% 2012 - June, Regional VIC : 5.13% 2012 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.13% 2011 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.08% 2011 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.37% 2011 - June, Regional VIC : 5.77% 2011 - Mar, Regional VIC : 6.04% 2017 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 4.41% 2017 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 4.69% 2016 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 5.13% 2016 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 5.09% 2016 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 5.01% 2016 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 4.38% 2015 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 3.83% 2015 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 3.72% 2015 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 3.30% 2015 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 3.43% 2014 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 3.71% 2014 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 3.74% 2014 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 3.85% 2014 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 3.69% 2013 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 3.38% 2013 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 3.06% 2013 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 2.99% 2013 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 3.19% 2012 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 3.28% 2012 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 3.27% 2012 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 3.24% 2012 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 3.09% 2011 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 2.99% 2011 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 3.24% 2011 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 3.26% 2011 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 3.37%
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, South Gippsland Shire: 658 people 2017 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 683 people 2016 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 727 people 2016 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 718 people 2016 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 715 people 2016 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 641 people 2015 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 567 people 2015 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 549 people 2015 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 488 people 2015 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 503 people 2014 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 539 people 2014 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 536 people 2014 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 540 people 2014 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 511 people 2013 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 463 people 2013 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 423 people 2013 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 418 people 2013 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 454 people 2012 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 476 people 2012 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 481 people 2012 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 485 people 2012 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 465 people 2011 - Dec, South Gippsland Shire: 460 people 2011 - Sept, South Gippsland Shire: 504 people 2011 - June, South Gippsland Shire: 512 people 2011 - Mar, South Gippsland Shire: 528 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
South Gippsland ShireRegional VIC VictoriaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
June65814,923+4.41+5.42+6.00+5.60
March68314,562+4.69+5.54+6.00+5.80
2016
December72714,170+5.13+5.74+6.00+5.80
September71814,108+5.09+5.86+5.80+5.70
June71514,261+5.01+5.91+5.70+5.70
March64114,622+4.38+5.94+5.80+5.70
2015
December56714,791+3.83+5.79+6.00+5.80
September54914,772+3.72+5.99+6.10+6.10
June48814,809+3.30+6.14+6.10+6.10
March50314,656+3.43+6.32+6.10+6.10
2014
December53914,541+3.71+6.29+6.50+6.20
September53614,350+3.74+6.07+6.80+6.20
June54014,040+3.85+5.63+6.60+6.00
March51113,854+3.69+5.39+6.40+5.90
2013
December46313,690+3.38+5.45+6.20+5.80
September42313,822+3.06+5.57+5.90+5.80
June41813,972+2.99+5.81+5.70+5.70
March45414,243+3.19+5.72+5.80+5.50
2012
December47614,510+3.28+5.64+5.60+5.40
September48114,727+3.27+5.34+5.50+5.30
June48514,990+3.24+5.13+5.50+5.20
March46515,054+3.09+5.13+5.50+5.10
2011
December46015,373+2.99+5.08+5.30+5.20
September50415,535+3.24+5.37+5.30+5.20
June51215,686+3.26+5.77+5.00+5.00
March52815,650+3.37+6.04+4.80+4.90
2010
December51115,221+3.36+6.18+5.00+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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