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In the 2016 June quarter, the unemployment rate in Wyong Shire was 8.50%.

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 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.20% 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 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2016 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.30% 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: 5.00% 2012 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.04% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.04% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.09% 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% 2016 - June, Wyong Shire: 8.50% 2016 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 8.54% 2015 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 8.51% 2015 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 8.01% 2015 - June, Wyong Shire: 7.69% 2015 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 8.77% 2014 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 8.46% 2014 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 8.32% 2014 - June, Wyong Shire: 7.90% 2014 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 7.47% 2013 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 7.81% 2013 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 7.59% 2013 - June, Wyong Shire: 7.64% 2013 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 7.55% 2012 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 7.60% 2012 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 7.76% 2012 - June, Wyong Shire: 8.21% 2012 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 8.03% 2011 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 7.95% 2011 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 7.48% 2011 - June, Wyong Shire: 6.51% 2011 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 6.30%
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 - June, Wyong Shire: 7,028 people 2016 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 6,832 people 2015 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 6,528 people 2015 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 5,891 people 2015 - June, Wyong Shire: 5,525 people 2015 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 6,324 people 2014 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 6,133 people 2014 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 6,125 people 2014 - June, Wyong Shire: 5,789 people 2014 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 5,502 people 2013 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 5,827 people 2013 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 5,585 people 2013 - June, Wyong Shire: 5,606 people 2013 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 5,438 people 2012 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 5,347 people 2012 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 5,451 people 2012 - June, Wyong Shire: 5,721 people 2012 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 5,433 people 2011 - Dec, Wyong Shire: 5,246 people 2011 - Sept, Wyong Shire: 4,875 people 2011 - June, Wyong Shire: 4,232 people 2011 - Mar, Wyong Shire: 4,221 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
Wyong ShireGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleWorkforceUnemployment rate %Unemployment rate %Unemployment rate %Unemployment rate %
2016
June7,02882,652+8.50+5.04+5.20+5.70
March6,83280,016+8.54+5.04+5.30+5.80
2015
December6,52876,735+8.51+5.09+5.30+5.80
September5,89173,565+8.01+5.23+5.70+6.10
June5,52571,880+7.69+5.18+5.90+6.10
March6,32472,091+8.77+5.23+6.00+6.20
2014
December6,13372,495+8.46+5.22+6.10+6.20
September6,12573,637+8.32+5.32+5.90+6.20
June5,78973,321+7.90+5.39+5.70+6.00
March5,50273,701+7.47+5.40+5.50+5.90
2013
December5,82774,630+7.81+5.37+5.70+5.80
September5,58573,573+7.59+5.14+5.80+5.70
June5,60673,404+7.64+4.90+5.60+5.70
March5,43871,992+7.55+4.86+5.40+5.50
2012
December5,34770,373+7.60+4.82+5.10+5.40
September5,45170,236+7.76+4.96+5.00+5.30
June5,72169,648+8.21+5.07+5.00+5.20
March5,43367,690+8.03+5.11+5.00+5.10
2011
December5,24665,996+7.95+5.06+5.20+5.20
September4,87565,144+7.48+4.89+5.30+5.20
June4,23264,969+6.51+4.83+5.20+5.00
March4,22166,948+6.30+4.89+5.00+4.90
2010
December4,56669,157+6.60+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 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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