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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Unemployment

In the 2019 June quarter, the unemployment rate in Murchison - Burnie Economic Region was 6.31%.

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 - June, Australia: 5.20% 2019 - Mar, Australia: 5.10% 2018 - Dec, Australia: 5.00% 2018 - Sept, Australia: 5.10% 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: 5.60% 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: 5.90% 2013 - Sept, Australia: 5.80% 2013 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2013 - Mar, Australia: 5.60% 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 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2019 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.50% 2018 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.20% 2018 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.90% 2018 - June, Tasmania: 5.90% 2018 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - June, Tasmania: 5.80% 2017 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.00% 2016 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.30% 2016 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.50% 2015 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2015 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2014 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.80% 2014 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2014 - June, Tasmania: 7.30% 2014 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.40% 2013 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.70% 2013 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.90% 2013 - June, Tasmania: 7.80% 2013 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.40% 2012 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.10% 2012 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2012 - June, Tasmania: 7.00% 2012 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.80% 2011 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.30% 2011 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.70% 2011 - June, Tasmania: 5.30% 2011 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.40% 2019 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.47% 2019 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.24% 2018 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.04% 2018 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.03% 2018 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.96% 2018 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.74% 2017 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 5.60% 2017 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 5.62% 2017 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.80% 2017 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.89% 2016 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.35% 2016 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.38% 2016 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.10% 2016 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.24% 2015 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.17% 2015 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.01% 2015 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.30% 2015 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.28% 2014 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.44% 2014 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.80% 2014 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.74% 2014 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.85% 2013 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.58% 2013 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.23% 2013 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.07% 2013 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.87% 2012 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 5.79% 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% 2019 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.31% 2019 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.43% 2018 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.28% 2018 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.59% 2018 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.66% 2018 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.30% 2017 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.99% 2017 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.80% 2017 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.85% 2017 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.92% 2016 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.91% 2016 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 5.96% 2016 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.22% 2016 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.96% 2015 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 7.49% 2015 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.13% 2015 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.02% 2015 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 7.88% 2014 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.20% 2014 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.36% 2014 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.98% 2014 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 9.11% 2013 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 9.17% 2013 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 9.13% 2013 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.73% 2013 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 9.14% 2012 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 9.28% 2012 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 8.67% 2012 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 7.83% 2012 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.90% 2011 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.55% 2011 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 6.77% 2011 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 7.35% 2011 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 7.96%
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 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,429 people 2019 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,464 people 2018 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,430 people 2018 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,503 people 2018 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,517 people 2018 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,431 people 2017 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,365 people 2017 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,335 people 2017 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,356 people 2017 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,376 people 2016 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,373 people 2016 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,392 people 2016 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,468 people 2016 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,657 people 2015 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,792 people 2015 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,929 people 2015 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,875 people 2015 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,835 people 2014 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,910 people 2014 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,937 people 2014 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,074 people 2014 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,108 people 2013 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,121 people 2013 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,119 people 2013 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,027 people 2013 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,104 people 2012 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 2,119 people 2012 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,967 people 2012 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,775 people 2012 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,569 people 2011 - Dec, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,516 people 2011 - Sept, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,595 people 2011 - June, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,754 people 2011 - Mar, Murchison - Burnie Economic Region: 1,915 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
Murchison - Burnie Economic RegionGreater Hobart TasmaniaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
June1,42922,647+6.31+6.47+6.50+5.20
March1,46422,753+6.43+6.24+6.50+5.10
2018
December1,43022,776+6.28+6.04+6.20+5.00
September1,50322,818+6.59+6.03+5.90+5.10
June1,51722,761+6.66+5.96+5.90+5.40
March1,43122,711+6.30+5.74+5.90+5.50
2017
December1,36522,773+5.99+5.60+6.00+5.50
September1,33523,018+5.80+5.62+5.90+5.50
June1,35623,199+5.85+5.80+5.80+5.60
March1,37623,252+5.92+5.89+5.80+5.80
2016
December1,37323,221+5.91+6.35+6.00+5.80
September1,39223,363+5.96+6.38+6.30+5.60
June1,46823,618+6.22+6.10+6.50+5.60
March1,65723,806+6.96+6.24+6.60+5.70
2015
December1,79223,930+7.49+6.17+6.60+5.80
September1,92923,731+8.13+6.01+6.50+6.00
June1,87523,376+8.02+6.30+6.50+6.10
March1,83523,286+7.88+6.28+6.60+6.10
2014
December1,91023,296+8.20+6.44+6.80+6.30
September1,93723,165+8.36+6.80+7.00+6.20
June2,07423,088+8.98+6.74+7.30+6.00
March2,10823,151+9.11+6.85+7.40+5.80
2013
December2,12123,133+9.17+6.58+7.70+5.90
September2,11923,202+9.13+6.23+7.90+5.80
June2,02723,209+8.73+6.07+7.80+5.70
March2,10423,022+9.14+5.87+7.40+5.60
2012
December2,11922,835+9.28+5.79+7.10+5.40
September1,96722,697+8.67+5.75+7.00+5.30
June1,77522,671+7.83+5.44+7.00+5.20
March1,56922,746+6.90+4.95+6.80+5.10
2011
December1,51623,157+6.55+4.61+6.30+5.20
September1,59523,576+6.77+4.47+5.70+5.20
June1,75423,869+7.35+4.60+5.30+5.00
March1,91524,047+7.96+4.80+5.40+5.00
2010
December1,92323,966+8.02+4.88+5.60+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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