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Unemployment

In the 2018 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Boroondara was 4.02%.

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 - 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: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.00% 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: 5.80% 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 - Mar, Victoria: 5.30% 2017 - Dec, Victoria: 5.70% 2017 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2017 - June, Victoria: 6.10% 2017 - Mar, Victoria: 6.10% 2016 - Dec, Victoria: 5.90% 2016 - Sept, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - June, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - June, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - Mar, Victoria: 6.20% 2014 - Dec, Victoria: 6.50% 2014 - Sept, Victoria: 6.80% 2014 - June, Victoria: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, Victoria: 6.50% 2013 - Dec, Victoria: 6.30% 2013 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2013 - June, Victoria: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2012 - Dec, Victoria: 5.60% 2012 - Sept, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - June, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - Mar, Victoria: 5.40% 2011 - Dec, Victoria: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, Victoria: 5.20% 2011 - June, Victoria: 4.90% 2011 - Mar, Victoria: 4.80% 2018 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.97% 2017 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.13% 2017 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.24% 2017 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.09% 2017 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.95% 2016 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.87% 2016 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.83% 2016 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.96% 2016 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.07% 2015 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.21% 2015 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.38% 2015 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.52% 2015 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.59% 2014 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.71% 2014 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.62% 2014 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.41% 2014 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.28% 2013 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.02% 2013 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.77% 2013 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.62% 2013 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.55% 2012 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.46% 2012 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.49% 2012 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.44% 2012 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.26% 2011 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.04% 2011 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 4.90% 2011 - June, Greater Melbourne : 4.81% 2011 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 4.94% 2018 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4.02% 2017 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3.97% 2017 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 4.07% 2017 - June, City of Boroondara: 4.03% 2017 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4.06% 2016 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4.18% 2016 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3.82% 2016 - June, City of Boroondara: 3.94% 2016 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4.00% 2015 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4.05% 2015 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 4.19% 2015 - June, City of Boroondara: 4.06% 2015 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3.95% 2014 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4.17% 2014 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 4.46% 2014 - June, City of Boroondara: 4.45% 2014 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4.14% 2013 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3.62% 2013 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3.16% 2013 - June, City of Boroondara: 3.07% 2013 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3.20% 2012 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3.03% 2012 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3.08% 2012 - June, City of Boroondara: 3.05% 2012 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3.05% 2011 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3.06% 2011 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3.28% 2011 - June, City of Boroondara: 3.10% 2011 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 2.97%
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 2018 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4,124 people 2017 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4,075 people 2017 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 4,184 people 2017 - June, City of Boroondara: 4,166 people 2017 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 4,183 people 2016 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4,271 people 2016 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3,849 people 2016 - June, City of Boroondara: 3,924 people 2016 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3,991 people 2015 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 4,026 people 2015 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 4,141 people 2015 - June, City of Boroondara: 3,938 people 2015 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3,697 people 2014 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3,768 people 2014 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3,937 people 2014 - June, City of Boroondara: 3,936 people 2014 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3,753 people 2013 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 3,401 people 2013 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3,023 people 2013 - June, City of Boroondara: 2,948 people 2013 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 3,029 people 2012 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 2,779 people 2012 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 2,782 people 2012 - June, City of Boroondara: 2,741 people 2012 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 2,766 people 2011 - Dec, City of Boroondara: 2,832 people 2011 - Sept, City of Boroondara: 3,102 people 2011 - June, City of Boroondara: 2,959 people 2011 - Mar, City of Boroondara: 2,826 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 BoroondaraGreater Melbourne VictoriaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
March4,124102,492+4.02+5.97+5.30+5.50
2017
December4,075102,534+3.97+6.13+5.70+5.50
September4,184102,853+4.07+6.24+5.90+5.50
June4,166103,331+4.03+6.09+6.10+5.60
March4,183103,061+4.06+5.95+6.10+5.80
2016
December4,271102,094+4.18+5.87+5.90+5.80
September3,849100,807+3.82+5.83+5.80+5.70
June3,92499,684+3.94+5.96+5.80+5.70
March3,99199,652+4.00+6.07+5.80+5.70
2015
December4,02699,331+4.05+6.21+6.00+5.80
September4,14198,897+4.19+6.38+6.00+6.00
June3,93897,028+4.06+6.52+6.00+6.10
March3,69793,481+3.95+6.59+6.20+6.20
2014
December3,76890,396+4.17+6.71+6.50+6.20
September3,93788,339+4.46+6.62+6.80+6.20
June3,93688,513+4.45+6.41+6.70+6.00
March3,75390,696+4.14+6.28+6.50+5.90
2013
December3,40194,053+3.62+6.02+6.30+5.80
September3,02395,629+3.16+5.77+5.90+5.80
June2,94895,995+3.07+5.62+5.80+5.70
March3,02994,659+3.20+5.55+5.80+5.50
2012
December2,77991,604+3.03+5.46+5.60+5.40
September2,78290,220+3.08+5.49+5.50+5.30
June2,74189,815+3.05+5.44+5.50+5.20
March2,76690,668+3.05+5.26+5.40+5.10
2011
December2,83292,645+3.06+5.04+5.30+5.20
September3,10294,559+3.28+4.90+5.20+5.20
June2,95995,349+3.10+4.81+4.90+5.00
March2,82695,198+2.97+4.94+4.80+5.00
2010
December2,90194,546+3.07+5.08+5.10+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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