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Unemployment

In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Wollondilly Shire was 3.22%.

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, Wollondilly Shire: 3.22% 2016 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 3.06% 2016 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 2.74% 2016 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 2.84% 2016 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 3.09% 2015 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 3.07% 2015 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 3.18% 2015 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 3.26% 2015 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 2.97% 2014 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 2.99% 2014 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 2.89% 2014 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 2.87% 2014 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 3.19% 2013 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 3.18% 2013 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 3.32% 2013 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 3.31% 2013 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 3.15% 2012 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 3.07% 2012 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 2.85% 2012 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 2.63% 2012 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 2.59% 2011 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 2.64% 2011 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 2.53% 2011 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 2.59% 2011 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 2.61%
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, Wollondilly Shire: 803 people 2016 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 763 people 2016 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 679 people 2016 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 714 people 2016 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 784 people 2015 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 777 people 2015 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 817 people 2015 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 837 people 2015 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 760 people 2014 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 761 people 2014 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 723 people 2014 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 706 people 2014 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 778 people 2013 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 768 people 2013 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 800 people 2013 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 787 people 2013 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 742 people 2012 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 720 people 2012 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 673 people 2012 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 630 people 2012 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 624 people 2011 - Dec, Wollondilly Shire: 642 people 2011 - Sept, Wollondilly Shire: 616 people 2011 - June, Wollondilly Shire: 633 people 2011 - Mar, Wollondilly Shire: 640 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
Wollondilly ShireGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March80324,936+3.22+4.86+5.20+5.90
2016
December76324,905+3.06+4.88+5.10+5.70
September67924,801+2.74+4.87+5.00+5.70
June71425,101+2.84+5.04+5.10+5.70
March78425,341+3.09+5.04+5.20+5.70
2015
December77725,337+3.07+5.10+5.30+5.80
September81725,697+3.18+5.23+5.70+6.10
June83725,665+3.26+5.18+5.90+6.10
March76025,581+2.97+5.23+6.00+6.10
2014
December76125,491+2.99+5.22+6.10+6.20
September72324,989+2.89+5.32+5.90+6.20
June70624,611+2.87+5.39+5.70+6.00
March77824,357+3.19+5.40+5.50+5.90
2013
December76824,173+3.18+5.37+5.70+5.80
September80024,127+3.32+5.14+5.80+5.70
June78723,804+3.31+4.90+5.60+5.70
March74223,535+3.15+4.86+5.40+5.50
2012
December72023,434+3.07+4.82+5.10+5.40
September67323,641+2.85+4.96+5.10+5.30
June63023,928+2.63+5.07+5.00+5.20
March62424,096+2.59+5.11+5.00+5.10
2011
December64224,360+2.64+5.06+5.30+5.20
September61624,378+2.53+4.89+5.30+5.20
June63324,443+2.59+4.83+5.20+5.00
March64024,498+2.61+4.89+5.00+4.90
2010
December62324,199+2.57+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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