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Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Charles Sturt was 6.05%.

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 - 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: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.00% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.30% 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 - June, South Australia: 5.70% 2018 - Mar, South Australia: 5.90% 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: 5.90% 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 - June, Greater Adelaide : 6.06% 2018 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.31% 2017 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 6.52% 2017 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 6.76% 2017 - June, Greater Adelaide : 7.01% 2017 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 7.01% 2016 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 7.10% 2016 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 7.19% 2016 - June, Greater Adelaide : 7.40% 2016 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 7.53% 2015 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 7.40% 2015 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 7.25% 2015 - June, Greater Adelaide : 6.93% 2015 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.67% 2014 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 6.68% 2014 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 6.76% 2014 - June, Greater Adelaide : 6.68% 2014 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 6.52% 2013 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 6.33% 2013 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.97% 2013 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.78% 2013 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.69% 2012 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 5.54% 2012 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.49% 2012 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.45% 2012 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.40% 2011 - Dec, Greater Adelaide : 5.47% 2011 - Sept, Greater Adelaide : 5.52% 2011 - June, Greater Adelaide : 5.50% 2011 - Mar, Greater Adelaide : 5.51% 2018 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 6.05% 2018 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 6.56% 2017 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 6.79% 2017 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 7.32% 2017 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 7.32% 2017 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 6.72% 2016 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 5.99% 2016 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 5.82% 2016 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 6.13% 2016 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 6.58% 2015 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 6.95% 2015 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 7.02% 2015 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 6.66% 2015 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 6.23% 2014 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 6.24% 2014 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 5.92% 2014 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 6.08% 2014 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 6.00% 2013 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 5.85% 2013 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 5.47% 2013 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 4.87% 2013 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 4.43% 2012 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 3.98% 2012 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 3.83% 2012 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 3.75% 2012 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3.96% 2011 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 4.25% 2011 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 4.56% 2011 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 4.34% 2011 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 4.38%
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 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 3,744 people 2018 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3,976 people 2017 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 4,008 people 2017 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 4,256 people 2017 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 4,233 people 2017 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3,884 people 2016 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 3,473 people 2016 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 3,367 people 2016 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 3,515 people 2016 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3,755 people 2015 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 3,979 people 2015 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 4,072 people 2015 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 3,946 people 2015 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3,772 people 2014 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 3,809 people 2014 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 3,568 people 2014 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 3,595 people 2014 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 3,470 people 2013 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 3,290 people 2013 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 3,051 people 2013 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 2,687 people 2013 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 2,432 people 2012 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 2,203 people 2012 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 2,139 people 2012 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 2,110 people 2012 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 2,203 people 2011 - Dec, City of Charles Sturt: 2,342 people 2011 - Sept, City of Charles Sturt: 2,487 people 2011 - June, City of Charles Sturt: 2,358 people 2011 - Mar, City of Charles Sturt: 2,393 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 Charles SturtGreater Adelaide South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
June3,74461,907+6.05+6.06+5.70+5.40
March3,97660,643+6.56+6.31+5.90+5.50
2017
December4,00859,040+6.79+6.52+6.00+5.50
September4,25658,169+7.32+6.76+5.90+5.50
June4,23357,813+7.32+7.01+6.40+5.60
March3,88457,832+6.72+7.01+6.70+5.80
2016
December3,47357,973+5.99+7.10+6.60+5.80
September3,36757,875+5.82+7.19+6.70+5.70
June3,51557,357+6.13+7.40+6.80+5.70
March3,75557,090+6.58+7.53+6.90+5.70
2015
December3,97957,240+6.95+7.40+7.10+5.80
September4,07257,994+7.02+7.25+7.70+6.00
June3,94659,263+6.66+6.93+7.70+6.10
March3,77260,502+6.23+6.67+6.90+6.10
2014
December3,80961,080+6.24+6.68+6.70+6.30
September3,56860,266+5.92+6.76+6.70+6.20
June3,59559,146+6.08+6.68+6.70+6.00
March3,47057,840+6.00+6.52+6.80+5.90
2013
December3,29056,266+5.85+6.33+6.80+5.80
September3,05155,733+5.47+5.97+6.70+5.80
June2,68755,167+4.87+5.78+6.20+5.70
March2,43254,924+4.43+5.69+5.90+5.50
2012
December2,20355,307+3.98+5.54+5.90+5.40
September2,13955,833+3.83+5.49+5.60+5.30
June2,11056,220+3.75+5.45+5.40+5.20
March2,20355,587+3.96+5.40+5.30+5.10
2011
December2,34255,052+4.25+5.47+5.30+5.20
September2,48754,591+4.56+5.52+5.10+5.20
June2,35854,370+4.34+5.50+5.20+5.00
March2,39354,689+4.38+5.51+5.50+5.00
2010
December2,30554,493+4.23+5.36+5.60+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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