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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Coffs Harbour City was 7.79%.

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, 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, Regional NSW : 5.14% 2018 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2018 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.61% 2018 - June, Regional NSW : 5.63% 2018 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2017 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.26% 2017 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - June, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.52% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.76% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.06% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.53% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.08% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.35% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.38% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.19% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.76% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.45% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.19% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.09% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.94% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.84% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.81% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.59% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.44% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.48% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.43% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.51% 2019 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 7.79% 2018 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 8.35% 2018 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 8.15% 2018 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 7.60% 2018 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 7.72% 2017 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 7.76% 2017 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 7.44% 2017 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 6.87% 2017 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 5.74% 2016 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 4.94% 2016 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 4.52% 2016 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 4.55% 2016 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 5.25% 2015 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 5.40% 2015 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 5.40% 2015 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 5.65% 2015 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 5.79% 2014 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 6.26% 2014 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 6.18% 2014 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 5.77% 2014 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 5.48% 2013 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 5.29% 2013 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 5.64% 2013 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 6.05% 2013 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 6.13% 2012 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 6.38% 2012 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 6.23% 2012 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 6.37% 2012 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 6.51% 2011 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 5.29% 2011 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 5.07% 2011 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 3.94% 2011 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 3.43%
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, Coffs Harbour City: 2,856 people 2018 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 3,140 people 2018 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 3,114 people 2018 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,882 people 2018 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 2,828 people 2017 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 2,744 people 2017 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 2,616 people 2017 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,469 people 2017 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 2,120 people 2016 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 1,863 people 2016 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 1,705 people 2016 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 1,700 people 2016 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 1,964 people 2015 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 2,052 people 2015 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 2,066 people 2015 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,168 people 2015 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 2,162 people 2014 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 2,303 people 2014 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 2,234 people 2014 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,043 people 2014 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 1,952 people 2013 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 1,875 people 2013 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 2,004 people 2013 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,176 people 2013 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 2,218 people 2012 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 2,285 people 2012 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 2,195 people 2012 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 2,222 people 2012 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 2,261 people 2011 - Dec, Coffs Harbour City: 1,837 people 2011 - Sept, Coffs Harbour City: 1,795 people 2011 - June, Coffs Harbour City: 1,388 people 2011 - Mar, Coffs Harbour City: 1,180 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
Coffs Harbour CityRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March2,85636,659+7.79+5.14+4.30+5.10
2018
December3,14037,609+8.35+5.56+4.30+5.00
September3,11438,231+8.15+5.61+4.50+5.20
June2,88237,937+7.60+5.63+4.80+5.40
March2,82836,632+7.72+5.42+4.90+5.50
2017
December2,74435,364+7.76+5.26+4.80+5.50
September2,61635,178+7.44+5.28+4.70+5.50
June2,46935,953+6.87+5.28+4.80+5.60
March2,12036,913+5.74+5.39+5.00+5.70
2016
December1,86337,732+4.94+5.52+5.10+5.80
September1,70537,736+4.52+5.76+5.00+5.60
June1,70037,397+4.55+6.06+5.00+5.60
March1,96437,427+5.25+6.53+5.20+5.70
2015
December2,05238,022+5.40+7.08+5.30+5.80
September2,06638,288+5.40+7.35+5.70+6.00
June2,16838,339+5.65+7.38+5.80+6.10
March2,16237,336+5.79+7.19+5.90+6.10
2014
December2,30336,816+6.26+6.76+6.10+6.30
September2,23436,134+6.18+6.45+5.90+6.20
June2,04335,390+5.77+6.19+5.60+6.00
March1,95235,626+5.48+6.09+5.50+5.80
2013
December1,87535,420+5.29+5.94+5.80+5.80
September2,00435,537+5.64+5.84+5.80+5.80
June2,17635,996+6.05+5.81+5.60+5.70
March2,21836,194+6.13+5.59+5.40+5.50
2012
December2,28535,833+6.38+5.44+5.10+5.40
September2,19535,237+6.23+5.35+5.00+5.30
June2,22234,890+6.37+5.35+5.00+5.20
March2,26134,754+6.51+5.35+5.00+5.10
2011
December1,83734,713+5.29+5.39+5.20+5.20
September1,79535,406+5.07+5.48+5.30+5.20
June1,38835,217+3.94+5.43+5.20+5.00
March1,18034,408+3.43+5.51+5.10+5.00
2010
December1,28733,196+3.88+5.70+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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