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Unemployment

In the 2017 December quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Greater Bendigo was 7.06%.

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 - Dec, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - Sept, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 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: 6.30% 2014 - June, Australia: 6.00% 2014 - Mar, Australia: 5.90% 2013 - Dec, Australia: 5.90% 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: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, Victoria: 5.80% 2017 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2017 - June, Victoria: 6.10% 2017 - Mar, Victoria: 6.10% 2016 - Dec, Victoria: 6.00% 2016 - Sept, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - June, Victoria: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Victoria: 6.10% 2015 - Sept, Victoria: 6.10% 2015 - June, Victoria: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Victoria: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Victoria: 6.60% 2014 - Sept, Victoria: 6.90% 2014 - June, Victoria: 6.60% 2014 - Mar, Victoria: 6.40% 2013 - Dec, Victoria: 6.30% 2013 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2013 - June, Victoria: 5.70% 2013 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2012 - Dec, Victoria: 5.70% 2012 - Sept, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - June, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - Mar, Victoria: 5.50% 2011 - Dec, Victoria: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, Victoria: 5.20% 2011 - June, Victoria: 5.00% 2011 - Mar, Victoria: 4.80% 2017 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.36% 2017 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.21% 2017 - June, Regional VIC : 5.38% 2017 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.49% 2016 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.69% 2016 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.82% 2016 - June, Regional VIC : 5.88% 2016 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.90% 2015 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.77% 2015 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.98% 2015 - June, Regional VIC : 6.14% 2015 - Mar, Regional VIC : 6.33% 2014 - Dec, Regional VIC : 6.29% 2014 - Sept, Regional VIC : 6.07% 2014 - June, Regional VIC : 5.63% 2014 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.39% 2013 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.45% 2013 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.57% 2013 - June, Regional VIC : 5.81% 2013 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.72% 2012 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.64% 2012 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.34% 2012 - June, Regional VIC : 5.13% 2012 - Mar, Regional VIC : 5.13% 2011 - Dec, Regional VIC : 5.08% 2011 - Sept, Regional VIC : 5.38% 2011 - June, Regional VIC : 5.77% 2011 - Mar, Regional VIC : 6.04% 2017 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.06% 2017 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.39% 2017 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.35% 2017 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.44% 2016 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.40% 2016 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.78% 2016 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.24% 2016 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.10% 2015 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.54% 2015 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.26% 2015 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.15% 2015 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.68% 2014 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.50% 2014 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.51% 2014 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.90% 2014 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.86% 2013 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.44% 2013 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.42% 2013 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.58% 2013 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 7.03% 2012 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.24% 2012 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.81% 2012 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.21% 2012 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.72% 2011 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.59% 2011 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 4.85% 2011 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 5.47% 2011 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.77%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2017 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,662 people 2017 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,834 people 2017 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,320 people 2017 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,423 people 2016 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,451 people 2016 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,185 people 2016 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,901 people 2016 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,747 people 2015 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,024 people 2015 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,988 people 2015 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,069 people 2015 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,471 people 2014 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,378 people 2014 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,390 people 2014 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,970 people 2014 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,907 people 2013 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 4,098 people 2013 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,948 people 2013 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,977 people 2013 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,663 people 2012 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,335 people 2012 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,191 people 2012 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,915 people 2012 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,654 people 2011 - Dec, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,578 people 2011 - Sept, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,685 people 2011 - June, City of Greater Bendigo: 2,969 people 2011 - Mar, City of Greater Bendigo: 3,596 people
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Unemployment
City of Greater BendigoRegional VIC VictoriaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
December3,66251,842+7.06+5.36+5.80+5.50
September2,83452,548+5.39+5.21+5.90+5.50
June2,32053,362+4.35+5.38+6.10+5.60
March2,42354,583+4.44+5.49+6.10+5.70
2016
December2,45155,652+4.40+5.69+6.00+5.70
September3,18555,105+5.78+5.82+5.80+5.70
June3,90153,883+7.24+5.88+5.70+5.70
March3,74752,761+7.10+5.90+5.80+5.70
2015
December4,02453,365+7.54+5.77+6.10+5.80
September3,98854,926+7.26+5.98+6.10+6.10
June4,06956,913+7.15+6.14+6.10+6.10
March4,47158,182+7.68+6.33+6.10+6.10
2014
December4,37858,368+7.50+6.29+6.60+6.20
September4,39058,442+7.51+6.07+6.90+6.30
June3,97057,572+6.90+5.63+6.60+6.00
March3,90756,983+6.86+5.39+6.40+5.90
2013
December4,09855,089+7.44+5.45+6.30+5.90
September3,94853,198+7.42+5.57+5.90+5.80
June3,97752,454+7.58+5.81+5.70+5.70
March3,66352,081+7.03+5.72+5.80+5.50
2012
December3,33553,419+6.24+5.64+5.70+5.40
September3,19154,917+5.81+5.34+5.50+5.30
June2,91555,957+5.21+5.13+5.50+5.20
March2,65456,257+4.72+5.13+5.50+5.10
2011
December2,57856,163+4.59+5.08+5.30+5.20
September2,68555,325+4.85+5.38+5.20+5.20
June2,96954,284+5.47+5.77+5.00+5.00
March3,59653,133+6.77+6.04+4.80+4.90
2010
December3,89552,792+7.38+6.18+5.00+5.00

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey catalogue number 6202.0, and Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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