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Unemployment

In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Sutherland Shire was 3.23%.

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 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, Greater Sydney : 4.86% 2016 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.88% 2016 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.87% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.04% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.04% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.10% 2015 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.23% 2015 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.18% 2015 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.23% 2014 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.22% 2014 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.32% 2014 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.39% 2014 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.40% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.37% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.14% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.90% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.86% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.82% 2012 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2012 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.07% 2012 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.11% 2011 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2011 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2011 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.83% 2011 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2017 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3.23% 2016 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3.68% 2016 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3.77% 2016 - June, Sutherland Shire: 4.48% 2016 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 4.52% 2015 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 4.19% 2015 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 4.26% 2015 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3.96% 2015 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3.63% 2014 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3.51% 2014 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3.35% 2014 - June, Sutherland Shire: 2.89% 2014 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 2.84% 2013 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 2.76% 2013 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 2.71% 2013 - June, Sutherland Shire: 2.86% 2013 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 2.88% 2012 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3.08% 2012 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3.31% 2012 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3.42% 2012 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3.44% 2011 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3.26% 2011 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3.17% 2011 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3.19% 2011 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3.45%
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, Sutherland Shire: 4,257 people 2016 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 4,845 people 2016 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 4,914 people 2016 - June, Sutherland Shire: 5,740 people 2016 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 5,609 people 2015 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 5,161 people 2015 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 5,233 people 2015 - June, Sutherland Shire: 4,865 people 2015 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 4,506 people 2014 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 4,383 people 2014 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 4,202 people 2014 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3,650 people 2014 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3,591 people 2013 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3,482 people 2013 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3,431 people 2013 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3,652 people 2013 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 3,723 people 2012 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 4,003 people 2012 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 4,260 people 2012 - June, Sutherland Shire: 4,326 people 2012 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 4,251 people 2011 - Dec, Sutherland Shire: 3,974 people 2011 - Sept, Sutherland Shire: 3,820 people 2011 - June, Sutherland Shire: 3,833 people 2011 - Mar, Sutherland Shire: 4,206 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
Sutherland ShireGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March4,257131,914+3.23+4.86+5.20+5.90
2016
December4,845131,635+3.68+4.88+5.10+5.70
September4,914130,442+3.77+4.87+5.00+5.70
June5,740128,245+4.48+5.04+5.10+5.70
March5,609124,141+4.52+5.04+5.20+5.70
2015
December5,161123,150+4.19+5.10+5.30+5.80
September5,233122,773+4.26+5.23+5.70+6.10
June4,865122,820+3.96+5.18+5.90+6.10
March4,506124,091+3.63+5.23+6.00+6.10
2014
December4,383124,700+3.51+5.22+6.10+6.20
September4,202125,273+3.35+5.32+5.90+6.20
June3,650126,132+2.89+5.39+5.70+6.00
March3,591126,309+2.84+5.40+5.50+5.90
2013
December3,482126,232+2.76+5.37+5.70+5.80
September3,431126,394+2.71+5.14+5.80+5.70
June3,652127,701+2.86+4.90+5.60+5.70
March3,723129,449+2.88+4.86+5.40+5.50
2012
December4,003129,892+3.08+4.82+5.10+5.40
September4,260128,772+3.31+4.96+5.10+5.30
June4,326126,354+3.42+5.07+5.00+5.20
March4,251123,545+3.44+5.11+5.00+5.10
2011
December3,974121,750+3.26+5.06+5.30+5.20
September3,820120,464+3.17+4.89+5.30+5.20
June3,833120,273+3.19+4.83+5.20+5.00
March4,206121,761+3.45+4.89+5.00+4.90
2010
December4,610123,730+3.73+5.01+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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