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Unemployment

In the 2017 December quarter, the unemployment rate in the Cradle Coast Region was 5.76%.

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 2017 - Dec, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - Sept, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - Sept, Australia: 6.30% 2014 - June, Australia: 6.00% 2014 - Mar, Australia: 5.90% 2013 - Dec, Australia: 5.90% 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: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, Tasmania: 5.80% 2017 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - June, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.10% 2016 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.30% 2015 - June, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.80% 2014 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2014 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2014 - June, Tasmania: 7.30% 2014 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.50% 2013 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.60% 2013 - Sept, Tasmania: 8.00% 2013 - June, Tasmania: 7.90% 2013 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.40% 2012 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.10% 2012 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.80% 2012 - June, Tasmania: 6.90% 2012 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.10% 2011 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.40% 2011 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.30% 2011 - June, Tasmania: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.60% 2017 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 5.62% 2017 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 5.63% 2017 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.81% 2017 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.91% 2016 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.35% 2016 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.38% 2016 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.11% 2016 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.24% 2015 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.17% 2015 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.01% 2015 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.31% 2015 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.28% 2014 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.45% 2014 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.81% 2014 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.74% 2014 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.86% 2013 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.58% 2013 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.23% 2013 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.07% 2013 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.88% 2012 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 5.80% 2012 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 5.75% 2012 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.44% 2012 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 4.95% 2011 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 4.61% 2011 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 4.47% 2011 - June, Greater Hobart : 4.60% 2011 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 4.80% 2017 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 5.76% 2017 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 5.61% 2017 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 5.69% 2017 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 5.77% 2016 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 5.79% 2016 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 5.84% 2016 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 6.06% 2016 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 6.80% 2015 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 7.29% 2015 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 7.87% 2015 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 7.75% 2015 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 7.58% 2014 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 7.93% 2014 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 8.15% 2014 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 8.81% 2014 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 8.97% 2013 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 9.06% 2013 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 9.08% 2013 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 8.68% 2013 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 9.08% 2012 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 9.23% 2012 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 8.61% 2012 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 7.80% 2012 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 6.87% 2011 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 6.50% 2011 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 6.68% 2011 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 7.24% 2011 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 7.84%
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 2017 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 3,073 people 2017 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 3,029 people 2017 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 3,094 people 2017 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 3,150 people 2016 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 3,155 people 2016 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 3,197 people 2016 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 3,352 people 2016 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 3,781 people 2015 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 4,072 people 2015 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 4,350 people 2015 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 4,218 people 2015 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 4,106 people 2014 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 4,292 people 2014 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 4,373 people 2014 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 4,697 people 2014 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 4,779 people 2013 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 4,808 people 2013 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 4,825 people 2013 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 4,605 people 2013 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 4,776 people 2012 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 4,803 people 2012 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 4,447 people 2012 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 4,021 people 2012 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 3,546 people 2011 - Dec, Cradle Coast Region: 3,411 people 2011 - Sept, Cradle Coast Region: 3,569 people 2011 - June, Cradle Coast Region: 3,911 people 2011 - Mar, Cradle Coast Region: 4,265 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
Cradle Coast RegionGreater Hobart TasmaniaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
December3,07353,388+5.76+5.62+5.80+5.50
September3,02953,983+5.61+5.63+5.90+5.50
June3,09454,422+5.69+5.81+5.90+5.60
March3,15054,546+5.77+5.91+5.80+5.70
2016
December3,15554,467+5.79+6.35+6.10+5.70
September3,19754,763+5.84+6.38+6.50+5.70
June3,35255,284+6.06+6.11+6.50+5.70
March3,78155,634+6.80+6.24+6.60+5.70
2015
December4,07255,834+7.29+6.17+6.60+5.80
September4,35055,308+7.87+6.01+6.30+6.10
June4,21854,423+7.75+6.31+6.60+6.10
March4,10654,158+7.58+6.28+6.80+6.10
2014
December4,29254,114+7.93+6.45+6.60+6.20
September4,37353,646+8.15+6.81+7.00+6.30
June4,69753,304+8.81+6.74+7.30+6.00
March4,77953,284+8.97+6.86+7.50+5.90
2013
December4,80853,073+9.06+6.58+7.60+5.90
September4,82553,147+9.08+6.23+8.00+5.80
June4,60553,081+8.68+6.07+7.90+5.70
March4,77652,571+9.08+5.88+7.40+5.50
2012
December4,80352,064+9.23+5.80+7.10+5.40
September4,44751,674+8.61+5.75+6.80+5.30
June4,02151,547+7.80+5.44+6.90+5.20
March3,54651,645+6.87+4.95+7.10+5.10
2011
December3,41152,506+6.50+4.61+6.40+5.20
September3,56953,409+6.68+4.47+5.30+5.20
June3,91154,029+7.24+4.60+5.20+5.00
March4,26554,392+7.84+4.80+5.60+4.90
2010
December4,25354,168+7.85+4.88+5.50+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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