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Unemployment

In the 2016 December quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of West Torrens was 4.88%.

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 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% 2016 - Dec, South Australia: 6.60% 2016 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - June, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - Mar, South Australia: 7.00% 2015 - Dec, South Australia: 7.20% 2015 - Sept, South Australia: 7.60% 2015 - June, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - Mar, South Australia: 7.10% 2014 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2014 - Sept, South Australia: 6.50% 2014 - June, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2013 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Sept, South Australia: 6.50% 2013 - June, South Australia: 6.20% 2013 - Mar, South Australia: 6.00% 2012 - Dec, South Australia: 5.80% 2012 - Sept, South Australia: 5.50% 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% 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% 2016 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 4.88% 2016 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 4.71% 2016 - June, City of West Torrens: 4.93% 2016 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 5.26% 2015 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 5.58% 2015 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 5.60% 2015 - June, City of West Torrens: 5.33% 2015 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 5.03% 2014 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 5.10% 2014 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 4.94% 2014 - June, City of West Torrens: 5.09% 2014 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 5.01% 2013 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 4.84% 2013 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 4.54% 2013 - June, City of West Torrens: 4.07% 2013 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 3.73% 2012 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 3.39% 2012 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 3.24% 2012 - June, City of West Torrens: 3.17% 2012 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 3.33% 2011 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 3.56% 2011 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 3.83% 2011 - June, City of West Torrens: 3.62% 2011 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 3.61%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2016 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,541 people 2016 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,485 people 2016 - June, City of West Torrens: 1,539 people 2016 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,638 people 2015 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,740 people 2015 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,772 people 2015 - June, City of West Torrens: 1,729 people 2015 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,668 people 2014 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,710 people 2014 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,635 people 2014 - June, City of West Torrens: 1,655 people 2014 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,595 people 2013 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,501 people 2013 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,397 people 2013 - June, City of West Torrens: 1,240 people 2013 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,131 people 2012 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,035 people 2012 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,002 people 2012 - June, City of West Torrens: 987 people 2012 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,026 people 2011 - Dec, City of West Torrens: 1,087 people 2011 - Sept, City of West Torrens: 1,160 people 2011 - June, City of West Torrens: 1,095 people 2011 - Mar, City of West Torrens: 1,098 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, March 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
City of West TorrensGreater Adelaide South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2016
December1,54131,553+4.88+7.08+6.60+5.70
September1,48531,515+4.71+7.16+6.70+5.70
June1,53931,246+4.93+7.37+6.70+5.70
March1,63831,113+5.26+7.51+7.00+5.70
2015
December1,74031,209+5.58+7.38+7.20+5.80
September1,77231,667+5.60+7.23+7.60+6.10
June1,72932,412+5.33+6.92+7.70+6.10
March1,66833,145+5.03+6.66+7.10+6.10
2014
December1,71033,515+5.10+6.67+6.80+6.20
September1,63533,104+4.94+6.74+6.50+6.20
June1,65532,527+5.09+6.67+6.70+6.00
March1,59531,847+5.01+6.51+6.90+5.90
2013
December1,50131,021+4.84+6.32+6.80+5.80
September1,39730,746+4.54+5.96+6.50+5.70
June1,24030,449+4.07+5.77+6.20+5.70
March1,13130,336+3.73+5.68+6.00+5.50
2012
December1,03530,567+3.39+5.54+5.80+5.40
September1,00230,884+3.24+5.49+5.50+5.30
June98731,120+3.17+5.44+5.50+5.20
March1,02630,792+3.33+5.40+5.30+5.10
2011
December1,08730,519+3.56+5.47+5.30+5.20
September1,16030,301+3.83+5.52+5.20+5.20
June1,09530,221+3.62+5.50+5.20+5.00
March1,09830,439+3.61+5.51+5.50+4.90
2010
December1,04930,370+3.45+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 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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