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In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Tablelands was 7.81%.

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, Queensland: 6.40% 2016 - Dec, Queensland: 6.20% 2016 - Sept, Queensland: 6.10% 2016 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2016 - Mar, Queensland: 6.20% 2015 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Queensland: 6.20% 2015 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2015 - Mar, Queensland: 6.40% 2014 - Dec, Queensland: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, Queensland: 6.70% 2014 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2014 - Mar, Queensland: 6.10% 2013 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2013 - Sept, Queensland: 5.80% 2013 - June, Queensland: 5.90% 2013 - Mar, Queensland: 5.80% 2012 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - Sept, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - June, Queensland: 5.60% 2012 - Mar, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Dec, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Sept, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - June, Queensland: 5.40% 2011 - Mar, Queensland: 5.40% 2017 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.69% 2016 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.65% 2016 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.61% 2016 - June, Regional QLD : 6.69% 2016 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.63% 2015 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.77% 2015 - Sept, Regional QLD : 7.03% 2015 - June, Regional QLD : 6.91% 2015 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.76% 2014 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.54% 2014 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.21% 2014 - June, Regional QLD : 6.05% 2014 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.03% 2013 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.98% 2013 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.10% 2013 - June, Regional QLD : 6.11% 2013 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.93% 2012 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.99% 2012 - Sept, Regional QLD : 5.90% 2012 - June, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2012 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.08% 2011 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.09% 2011 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.00% 2011 - June, Regional QLD : 5.85% 2011 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.85% 2017 - Mar, Tablelands: 7.81% 2016 - Dec, Tablelands: 8.26% 2016 - Sept, Tablelands: 9.11% 2016 - June, Tablelands: 9.34% 2016 - Mar, Tablelands: 8.95% 2015 - Dec, Tablelands: 8.80% 2015 - Sept, Tablelands: 9.01% 2015 - June, Tablelands: 8.64% 2015 - Mar, Tablelands: 8.34% 2014 - Dec, Tablelands: 8.87% 2014 - Sept, Tablelands: 8.49% 2014 - June, Tablelands: 8.91% 2014 - Mar, Tablelands: 8.76% 2013 - Dec, Tablelands: 8.43% 2013 - Sept, Tablelands: 8.91% 2013 - June, Tablelands: 8.98% 2013 - Mar, Tablelands: 9.45% 2012 - Dec, Tablelands: 9.74% 2012 - Sept, Tablelands: 9.59% 2012 - June, Tablelands: 8.66% 2012 - Mar, Tablelands: 8.46% 2011 - Dec, Tablelands: 8.11% 2011 - Sept, Tablelands: 7.08% 2011 - June, Tablelands: 7.02% 2011 - Mar, Tablelands: 7.15%
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, Tablelands: 831 people 2016 - Dec, Tablelands: 868 people 2016 - Sept, Tablelands: 950 people 2016 - June, Tablelands: 976 people 2016 - Mar, Tablelands: 932 people 2015 - Dec, Tablelands: 910 people 2015 - Sept, Tablelands: 929 people 2015 - June, Tablelands: 899 people 2015 - Mar, Tablelands: 868 people 2014 - Dec, Tablelands: 930 people 2014 - Sept, Tablelands: 901 people 2014 - June, Tablelands: 949 people 2014 - Mar, Tablelands: 949 people 2013 - Dec, Tablelands: 937 people 2013 - Sept, Tablelands: 1,019 people 2013 - June, Tablelands: 1,042 people 2013 - Mar, Tablelands: 1,088 people 2012 - Dec, Tablelands: 1,103 people 2012 - Sept, Tablelands: 1,069 people 2012 - June, Tablelands: 954 people 2012 - Mar, Tablelands: 948 people 2011 - Dec, Tablelands: 919 people 2011 - Sept, Tablelands: 809 people 2011 - June, Tablelands: 811 people 2011 - Mar, Tablelands: 833 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
TablelandsRegional QLD QueenslandAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March83110,635+7.81+6.69+6.40+5.90
2016
December86810,513+8.26+6.65+6.20+5.70
September95010,431+9.11+6.61+6.10+5.70
June97610,446+9.34+6.69+6.30+5.70
March93210,419+8.95+6.63+6.20+5.70
2015
December91010,340+8.80+6.77+6.00+5.80
September92910,313+9.01+7.03+6.20+6.10
June89910,402+8.64+6.91+6.30+6.10
March86810,413+8.34+6.76+6.40+6.10
2014
December93010,489+8.87+6.54+6.70+6.20
September90110,614+8.49+6.21+6.70+6.20
June94910,655+8.91+6.05+6.30+6.00
March94910,832+8.76+6.03+6.10+5.90
2013
December93711,109+8.43+5.98+6.00+5.80
September1,01911,434+8.91+6.10+5.80+5.70
June1,04211,605+8.98+6.11+5.90+5.70
March1,08811,513+9.45+5.93+5.80+5.50
2012
December1,10311,324+9.74+5.99+6.00+5.40
September1,06911,142+9.59+5.90+6.00+5.30
June95411,013+8.66+5.96+5.60+5.20
March94811,202+8.46+6.08+5.50+5.10
2011
December91911,335+8.11+6.09+5.50+5.20
September80911,432+7.08+6.00+5.50+5.20
June81111,559+7.02+5.85+5.40+5.00
March83311,653+7.15+5.85+5.40+4.90
2010
December90511,768+7.69+5.91+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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