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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Camden Council area was 2.18%.

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: The Department of Employment advise that highly disaggregated labour force and unemployment estimates at the LGA level can display significant variability and should be viewed with caution. The figures are smoothed using a four-quarter (annual) average to minimise the variability inherent in small area estimates.

This page presents unemployment estimates for benchmark regions which are headline figures widely published by government and media sites but are not directly comparable to the LGA estimates as they are not annual averages. For more information, see the data notes.

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, New South Wales: 4.30% 2018 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.30% 2018 - Sept, New South Wales: 4.50% 2018 - June, New South Wales: 4.80% 2018 - Mar, New South Wales: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.80% 2017 - Sept, New South Wales: 4.70% 2017 - June, New South Wales: 4.80% 2017 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.10% 2016 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 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: 5.80% 2015 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.90% 2014 - Dec, New South Wales: 6.10% 2014 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.90% 2014 - June, New South Wales: 5.60% 2014 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.50% 2013 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.80% 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: 5.00% 2012 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.10% 2019 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.07% 2018 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.20% 2018 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.32% 2018 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.41% 2018 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.47% 2017 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.56% 2017 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.67% 2017 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.71% 2017 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.80% 2016 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.80% 2016 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.77% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.02% 2015 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.16% 2015 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.10% 2015 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.14% 2014 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.12% 2014 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.22% 2014 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.27% 2014 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.27% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.25% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.02% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.79% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.74% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.69% 2012 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.82% 2012 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.93% 2012 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.98% 2011 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.94% 2011 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.77% 2011 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.71% 2011 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.75% 2019 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.18% 2018 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.07% 2018 - Sept, Camden Council area: 1.96% 2018 - June, Camden Council area: 1.79% 2018 - Mar, Camden Council area: 1.80% 2017 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.07% 2017 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.37% 2017 - June, Camden Council area: 2.54% 2017 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.52% 2016 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.33% 2016 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.09% 2016 - June, Camden Council area: 2.15% 2016 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.36% 2015 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.43% 2015 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.56% 2015 - June, Camden Council area: 2.71% 2015 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.54% 2014 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.58% 2014 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.54% 2014 - June, Camden Council area: 2.54% 2014 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.77% 2013 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.77% 2013 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.88% 2013 - June, Camden Council area: 2.85% 2013 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.77% 2012 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.71% 2012 - Sept, Camden Council area: 2.51% 2012 - June, Camden Council area: 2.28% 2012 - Mar, Camden Council area: 2.20% 2011 - Dec, Camden Council area: 2.14% 2011 - Sept, Camden Council area: 1.98% 2011 - June, Camden Council area: 1.99% 2011 - Mar, Camden Council area: 1.92%
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, Camden Council area: 1,092 people 2018 - Dec, Camden Council area: 1,024 people 2018 - Sept, Camden Council area: 959 people 2018 - June, Camden Council area: 871 people 2018 - Mar, Camden Council area: 872 people 2017 - Dec, Camden Council area: 984 people 2017 - Sept, Camden Council area: 1,101 people 2017 - June, Camden Council area: 1,155 people 2017 - Mar, Camden Council area: 1,127 people 2016 - Dec, Camden Council area: 1,026 people 2016 - Sept, Camden Council area: 899 people 2016 - June, Camden Council area: 920 people 2016 - Mar, Camden Council area: 996 people 2015 - Dec, Camden Council area: 1,000 people 2015 - Sept, Camden Council area: 1,046 people 2015 - June, Camden Council area: 1,083 people 2015 - Mar, Camden Council area: 996 people 2014 - Dec, Camden Council area: 997 people 2014 - Sept, Camden Council area: 950 people 2014 - June, Camden Council area: 921 people 2014 - Mar, Camden Council area: 973 people 2013 - Dec, Camden Council area: 945 people 2013 - Sept, Camden Council area: 971 people 2013 - June, Camden Council area: 943 people 2013 - Mar, Camden Council area: 901 people 2012 - Dec, Camden Council area: 873 people 2012 - Sept, Camden Council area: 813 people 2012 - June, Camden Council area: 743 people 2012 - Mar, Camden Council area: 716 people 2011 - Dec, Camden Council area: 699 people 2011 - Sept, Camden Council area: 643 people 2011 - June, Camden Council area: 647 people 2011 - Mar, Camden Council area: 621 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
Camden Council areaGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March1,09250,197+2.18+4.07+4.30+5.10
2018
December1,02449,374+2.07+4.20+4.30+5.00
September95948,926+1.96+4.32+4.50+5.20
June87148,684+1.79+4.41+4.80+5.40
March87248,312+1.80+4.47+4.90+5.50
2017
December98447,556+2.07+4.56+4.80+5.50
September1,10146,468+2.37+4.67+4.70+5.50
June1,15545,434+2.54+4.71+4.80+5.60
March1,12744,700+2.52+4.80+5.00+5.70
2016
December1,02644,002+2.33+4.80+5.10+5.80
September89943,098+2.09+4.77+5.00+5.60
June92042,751+2.15+4.96+5.00+5.60
March99642,167+2.36+4.96+5.20+5.70
2015
December1,00041,120+2.43+5.02+5.30+5.80
September1,04640,788+2.56+5.16+5.70+6.00
June1,08339,944+2.71+5.10+5.80+6.10
March99639,209+2.54+5.14+5.90+6.10
2014
December99738,668+2.58+5.12+6.10+6.30
September95037,380+2.54+5.22+5.90+6.20
June92136,214+2.54+5.27+5.60+6.00
March97335,163+2.77+5.27+5.50+5.80
2013
December94534,135+2.77+5.25+5.80+5.80
September97133,772+2.88+5.02+5.80+5.80
June94333,077+2.85+4.79+5.60+5.70
March90132,551+2.77+4.74+5.40+5.50
2012
December87332,237+2.71+4.69+5.10+5.40
September81332,389+2.51+4.82+5.00+5.30
June74332,606+2.28+4.93+5.00+5.20
March71632,578+2.20+4.98+5.00+5.10
2011
December69932,712+2.14+4.94+5.20+5.20
September64332,531+1.98+4.77+5.30+5.20
June64732,438+1.99+4.71+5.20+5.00
March62132,378+1.92+4.75+5.10+5.00
2010
December59031,827+1.85+4.85+5.00+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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