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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the Bundaberg Regional Council was 7.26%.

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 2019 - Mar, Australia: 5.10% 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: 5.70% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.60% 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% 2019 - Mar, Queensland: 6.00% 2018 - Dec, Queensland: 6.10% 2018 - Sept, Queensland: 6.20% 2018 - June, Queensland: 6.20% 2018 - Mar, Queensland: 6.20% 2017 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, Queensland: 5.90% 2017 - June, Queensland: 6.10% 2017 - Mar, Queensland: 6.30% 2016 - Dec, Queensland: 6.20% 2016 - Sept, Queensland: 6.00% 2016 - June, Queensland: 6.20% 2016 - Mar, Queensland: 6.10% 2015 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Queensland: 6.20% 2015 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2015 - Mar, Queensland: 6.40% 2014 - Dec, Queensland: 6.60% 2014 - Sept, Queensland: 6.70% 2014 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2014 - Mar, Queensland: 6.10% 2013 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2013 - Sept, Queensland: 5.80% 2013 - June, Queensland: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Queensland: 5.70% 2012 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - Sept, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - June, Queensland: 5.70% 2012 - Mar, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Dec, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Sept, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - June, Queensland: 5.40% 2011 - Mar, Queensland: 5.50% 2019 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.87% 2018 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.98% 2018 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.06% 2018 - June, Regional QLD : 6.02% 2018 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2017 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.09% 2017 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.10% 2017 - June, Regional QLD : 6.33% 2017 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.64% 2016 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.62% 2016 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.58% 2016 - June, Regional QLD : 6.65% 2016 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.58% 2015 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.71% 2015 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.97% 2015 - June, Regional QLD : 6.90% 2015 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.75% 2014 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.52% 2014 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.20% 2014 - June, Regional QLD : 6.04% 2014 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.01% 2013 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2013 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.08% 2013 - June, Regional QLD : 6.07% 2013 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.91% 2012 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.98% 2012 - Sept, Regional QLD : 5.89% 2012 - June, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2012 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.09% 2011 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.08% 2011 - Sept, Regional QLD : 5.97% 2011 - June, Regional QLD : 5.80% 2011 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.79% 2019 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.26% 2018 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.88% 2018 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.53% 2018 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.44% 2018 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.05% 2017 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.89% 2017 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.00% 2017 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.54% 2017 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.35% 2016 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.56% 2016 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.87% 2016 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.84% 2016 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.75% 2015 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 10.03% 2015 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 11.04% 2015 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 11.25% 2015 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 10.96% 2014 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 9.47% 2014 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.57% 2014 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.44% 2014 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.16% 2013 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.33% 2013 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.76% 2013 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.52% 2013 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.28% 2012 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.29% 2012 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.46% 2012 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.22% 2012 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.51% 2011 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.79% 2011 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 8.06% 2011 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.17% 2011 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 7.10%
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 2019 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 2,985 people 2018 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,263 people 2018 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,564 people 2018 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,955 people 2018 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,752 people 2017 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,690 people 2017 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,705 people 2017 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,539 people 2017 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,927 people 2016 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 4,025 people 2016 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,716 people 2016 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,680 people 2016 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,612 people 2015 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 4,091 people 2015 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 4,417 people 2015 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 4,362 people 2015 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 4,256 people 2014 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,673 people 2014 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,367 people 2014 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,370 people 2014 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,294 people 2013 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,410 people 2013 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,679 people 2013 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,683 people 2013 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,614 people 2012 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,650 people 2012 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,258 people 2012 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,521 people 2012 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,554 people 2011 - Dec, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,155 people 2011 - Sept, Bundaberg Regional Council: 3,259 people 2011 - June, Bundaberg Regional Council: 2,916 people 2011 - Mar, Bundaberg Regional Council: 2,914 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
Bundaberg Regional CouncilRegional QLD QueenslandAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March2,98541,138+7.26+5.87+6.00+5.10
2018
December3,26341,409+7.88+5.98+6.10+5.00
September3,56441,760+8.53+6.06+6.20+5.20
June3,95541,905+9.44+6.02+6.20+5.40
March3,75241,461+9.05+5.96+6.20+5.50
2017
December3,69041,509+8.89+6.09+6.00+5.50
September3,70541,164+9.00+6.10+5.90+5.50
June3,53941,437+8.54+6.33+6.10+5.60
March3,92742,002+9.35+6.64+6.30+5.70
2016
December4,02542,118+9.56+6.62+6.20+5.80
September3,71641,886+8.87+6.58+6.00+5.60
June3,68041,642+8.84+6.65+6.20+5.60
March3,61241,273+8.75+6.58+6.10+5.70
2015
December4,09140,773+10.03+6.71+6.00+5.80
September4,41740,017+11.04+6.97+6.20+6.00
June4,36238,783+11.25+6.90+6.30+6.10
March4,25638,844+10.96+6.75+6.40+6.10
2014
December3,67338,768+9.47+6.52+6.60+6.30
September3,36739,272+8.57+6.20+6.70+6.20
June3,37039,925+8.44+6.04+6.30+6.00
March3,29440,389+8.16+6.01+6.10+5.80
2013
December3,41040,947+8.33+5.96+6.00+5.80
September3,67941,984+8.76+6.08+5.80+5.80
June3,68343,211+8.52+6.07+5.80+5.70
March3,61443,629+8.28+5.91+5.70+5.50
2012
December3,65044,009+8.29+5.98+6.00+5.40
September3,25843,696+7.46+5.89+6.00+5.30
June3,52142,837+8.22+5.96+5.70+5.20
March3,55441,781+8.51+6.09+5.50+5.10
2011
December3,15540,492+7.79+6.08+5.50+5.20
September3,25940,433+8.06+5.97+5.50+5.20
June2,91640,679+7.17+5.80+5.40+5.00
March2,91441,045+7.10+5.79+5.50+5.00
2010
December2,96441,717+7.11+5.85+5.50+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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