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In the 2017 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the Yass Valley was 2.09%.

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, Regional NSW : 5.53% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.65% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.87% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.15% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.11% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.35% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.38% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.19% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.80% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.53% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.30% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.18% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.01% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.89% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.88% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.67% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.51% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.38% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.36% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.49% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.45% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2017 - Mar, Yass Valley: 2.09% 2016 - Dec, Yass Valley: 1.77% 2016 - Sept, Yass Valley: 1.68% 2016 - June, Yass Valley: 1.74% 2016 - Mar, Yass Valley: 1.66% 2015 - Dec, Yass Valley: 1.54% 2015 - Sept, Yass Valley: 1.39% 2015 - June, Yass Valley: 1.29% 2015 - Mar, Yass Valley: 1.55% 2014 - Dec, Yass Valley: 2.02% 2014 - Sept, Yass Valley: 2.24% 2014 - June, Yass Valley: 2.26% 2014 - Mar, Yass Valley: 2.05% 2013 - Dec, Yass Valley: 1.72% 2013 - Sept, Yass Valley: 1.65% 2013 - June, Yass Valley: 1.76% 2013 - Mar, Yass Valley: 1.70% 2012 - Dec, Yass Valley: 1.40% 2012 - Sept, Yass Valley: 1.39% 2012 - June, Yass Valley: 1.20% 2012 - Mar, Yass Valley: 1.15% 2011 - Dec, Yass Valley: 1.11% 2011 - Sept, Yass Valley: 1.04% 2011 - June, Yass Valley: 1.13% 2011 - Mar, Yass Valley: 1.37%
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, Yass Valley: 186 people 2016 - Dec, Yass Valley: 161 people 2016 - Sept, Yass Valley: 155 people 2016 - June, Yass Valley: 162 people 2016 - Mar, Yass Valley: 153 people 2015 - Dec, Yass Valley: 142 people 2015 - Sept, Yass Valley: 128 people 2015 - June, Yass Valley: 117 people 2015 - Mar, Yass Valley: 141 people 2014 - Dec, Yass Valley: 181 people 2014 - Sept, Yass Valley: 196 people 2014 - June, Yass Valley: 195 people 2014 - Mar, Yass Valley: 178 people 2013 - Dec, Yass Valley: 151 people 2013 - Sept, Yass Valley: 149 people 2013 - June, Yass Valley: 163 people 2013 - Mar, Yass Valley: 159 people 2012 - Dec, Yass Valley: 131 people 2012 - Sept, Yass Valley: 129 people 2012 - June, Yass Valley: 111 people 2012 - Mar, Yass Valley: 106 people 2011 - Dec, Yass Valley: 101 people 2011 - Sept, Yass Valley: 94 people 2011 - June, Yass Valley: 100 people 2011 - Mar, Yass Valley: 119 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
Yass ValleyRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
March1868,912+2.09+5.53+5.20+5.90
2016
December1619,072+1.77+5.65+5.10+5.70
September1559,252+1.68+5.87+5.00+5.70
June1629,321+1.74+6.15+5.10+5.70
March1539,242+1.66+6.60+5.20+5.70
2015
December1429,227+1.54+7.11+5.30+5.80
September1289,212+1.39+7.35+5.70+6.10
June1179,084+1.29+7.38+5.90+6.10
March1419,071+1.55+7.19+6.00+6.10
2014
December1818,947+2.02+6.80+6.10+6.20
September1968,765+2.24+6.53+5.90+6.20
June1958,647+2.26+6.30+5.70+6.00
March1788,677+2.05+6.18+5.50+5.90
2013
December1518,801+1.72+6.01+5.70+5.80
September1499,031+1.65+5.89+5.80+5.70
June1639,267+1.76+5.88+5.60+5.70
March1599,354+1.70+5.67+5.40+5.50
2012
December1319,344+1.40+5.51+5.10+5.40
September1299,297+1.39+5.42+5.10+5.30
June1119,244+1.20+5.38+5.00+5.20
March1069,180+1.15+5.36+5.00+5.10
2011
December1019,126+1.11+5.39+5.30+5.20
September949,000+1.04+5.49+5.30+5.20
June1008,864+1.13+5.45+5.20+5.00
March1198,716+1.37+5.56+5.00+4.90
2010
December1498,488+1.76+5.77+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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