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Unemployment

In the 2018 December quarter, the unemployment rate in Alexandrina Council was 4.44%.

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 2018 - Dec, Australia: 5.00% 2018 - Sept, Australia: 5.20% 2018 - June, Australia: 5.40% 2018 - Mar, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - Dec, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - Sept, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.00% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.30% 2014 - Sept, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - June, Australia: 6.00% 2014 - Mar, Australia: 5.80% 2013 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2013 - Sept, Australia: 5.80% 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: 5.00% 2018 - Dec, South Australia: 5.80% 2018 - Sept, South Australia: 5.60% 2018 - June, South Australia: 5.60% 2018 - Mar, South Australia: 5.80% 2017 - Dec, South Australia: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, South Australia: 5.90% 2017 - June, South Australia: 6.40% 2017 - Mar, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - Dec, South Australia: 6.60% 2016 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - June, South Australia: 6.80% 2016 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2015 - Dec, South Australia: 7.10% 2015 - Sept, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - June, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2014 - Dec, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - June, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2013 - June, South Australia: 6.20% 2013 - Mar, South Australia: 5.90% 2012 - Dec, South Australia: 5.80% 2012 - Sept, South Australia: 5.60% 2012 - June, South Australia: 5.40% 2012 - Mar, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Dec, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, South Australia: 5.10% 2011 - June, South Australia: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, South Australia: 5.50% 2018 - Dec, Regional SA : 4.95% 2018 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.07% 2018 - June, Regional SA : 5.17% 2018 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.66% 2017 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.73% 2017 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.67% 2017 - June, Regional SA : 5.68% 2017 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.65% 2016 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.82% 2016 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.21% 2016 - June, Regional SA : 6.74% 2016 - Mar, Regional SA : 7.13% 2015 - Dec, Regional SA : 7.41% 2015 - Sept, Regional SA : 7.32% 2015 - June, Regional SA : 6.94% 2015 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.78% 2014 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.81% 2014 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.70% 2014 - June, Regional SA : 6.98% 2014 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.61% 2013 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.26% 2013 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.18% 2013 - June, Regional SA : 5.71% 2013 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.64% 2012 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.28% 2012 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.05% 2012 - June, Regional SA : 4.94% 2012 - Mar, Regional SA : 4.80% 2011 - Dec, Regional SA : 4.95% 2011 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.08% 2011 - June, Regional SA : 5.20% 2011 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.43% 2018 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 4.44% 2018 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 4.17% 2018 - June, Alexandrina Council: 3.89% 2018 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 4.28% 2017 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 4.62% 2017 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 4.91% 2017 - June, Alexandrina Council: 5.00% 2017 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 4.92% 2016 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 4.98% 2016 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 5.03% 2016 - June, Alexandrina Council: 5.67% 2016 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 6.22% 2015 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 6.86% 2015 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 7.14% 2015 - June, Alexandrina Council: 6.73% 2015 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 6.21% 2014 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 5.51% 2014 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 5.51% 2014 - June, Alexandrina Council: 6.04% 2014 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 6.03% 2013 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 6.17% 2013 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 5.99% 2013 - June, Alexandrina Council: 5.29% 2013 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 5.43% 2012 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 4.91% 2012 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 4.66% 2012 - June, Alexandrina Council: 4.76% 2012 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 4.50% 2011 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 4.69% 2011 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 4.75% 2011 - June, Alexandrina Council: 4.96% 2011 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 5.41%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December 2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2018 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 563 people 2018 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 527 people 2018 - June, Alexandrina Council: 487 people 2018 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 529 people 2017 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 565 people 2017 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 593 people 2017 - June, Alexandrina Council: 606 people 2017 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 606 people 2016 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 616 people 2016 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 621 people 2016 - June, Alexandrina Council: 690 people 2016 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 733 people 2015 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 795 people 2015 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 828 people 2015 - June, Alexandrina Council: 782 people 2015 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 733 people 2014 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 652 people 2014 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 655 people 2014 - June, Alexandrina Council: 720 people 2014 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 718 people 2013 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 729 people 2013 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 706 people 2013 - June, Alexandrina Council: 618 people 2013 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 629 people 2012 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 570 people 2012 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 540 people 2012 - June, Alexandrina Council: 550 people 2012 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 518 people 2011 - Dec, Alexandrina Council: 538 people 2011 - Sept, Alexandrina Council: 541 people 2011 - June, Alexandrina Council: 563 people 2011 - Mar, Alexandrina Council: 612 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December 2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
Alexandrina CouncilRegional SA South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
December56312,673+4.44+4.95+5.80+5.00
September52712,638+4.17+5.07+5.60+5.20
June48712,519+3.89+5.17+5.60+5.40
March52912,352+4.28+5.66+5.80+5.50
2017
December56512,241+4.62+5.73+6.00+5.50
September59312,070+4.91+5.67+5.90+5.50
June60612,131+5.00+5.68+6.40+5.60
March60612,315+4.92+5.65+6.70+5.80
2016
December61612,375+4.98+5.82+6.60+5.80
September62112,358+5.03+6.21+6.70+5.70
June69012,166+5.67+6.74+6.80+5.60
March73311,794+6.22+7.13+6.90+5.70
2015
December79511,592+6.86+7.41+7.10+5.80
September82811,594+7.14+7.32+7.70+6.00
June78211,617+6.73+6.94+7.70+6.10
March73311,795+6.21+6.78+6.90+6.10
2014
December65211,841+5.51+6.81+6.70+6.30
September65511,887+5.51+6.70+6.70+6.20
June72011,918+6.04+6.98+6.70+6.00
March71811,905+6.03+6.61+6.80+5.80
2013
December72911,810+6.17+6.26+6.80+5.80
September70611,785+5.99+6.18+6.70+5.80
June61811,682+5.29+5.71+6.20+5.70
March62911,590+5.43+5.64+5.90+5.50
2012
December57011,615+4.91+5.28+5.80+5.40
September54011,576+4.66+5.05+5.60+5.30
June55011,563+4.76+4.94+5.40+5.20
March51811,506+4.50+4.80+5.30+5.10
2011
December53811,461+4.69+4.95+5.30+5.20
September54111,397+4.75+5.08+5.10+5.20
June56311,362+4.96+5.20+5.20+5.00
March61211,308+5.41+5.43+5.50+5.00
2010
December60011,207+5.35+5.16+5.60+5.00

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, December 2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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