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Unemployment

In the 2018 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the Federation Council area was 7.84%.

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 - 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: 6.20% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.20% 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 - Mar, NSW: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, NSW: 4.70% 2017 - Sept, NSW: 4.70% 2017 - June, NSW: 4.80% 2017 - Mar, NSW: 5.00% 2016 - Dec, NSW: 5.00% 2016 - Sept, NSW: 5.00% 2016 - June, NSW: 5.10% 2016 - Mar, NSW: 5.20% 2015 - Dec, NSW: 5.30% 2015 - Sept, NSW: 5.70% 2015 - June, NSW: 5.80% 2015 - Mar, NSW: 5.90% 2014 - Dec, NSW: 6.10% 2014 - Sept, NSW: 5.90% 2014 - June, NSW: 5.60% 2014 - Mar, NSW: 5.50% 2013 - Dec, NSW: 5.80% 2013 - Sept, NSW: 5.80% 2013 - June, NSW: 5.60% 2013 - Mar, NSW: 5.40% 2012 - Dec, NSW: 5.10% 2012 - Sept, NSW: 5.00% 2012 - June, NSW: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, NSW: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, NSW: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, NSW: 5.30% 2011 - June, NSW: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, NSW: 5.10% 2018 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2017 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.29% 2017 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.33% 2017 - June, Regional NSW : 5.33% 2017 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.45% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.57% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.79% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.08% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.54% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.05% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.30% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.33% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.14% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.75% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.49% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.27% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.17% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.99% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.88% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.86% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.66% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.50% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.41% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.37% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.49% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.45% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2018 - Mar, Federation Council area: 7.84% 2017 - Dec, Federation Council area: 7.31% 2017 - Sept, Federation Council area: 5.93% 2017 - June, Federation Council area: 4.86% 2017 - Mar, Federation Council area: 4.89% 2016 - Dec, Federation Council area: 5.70% 2016 - Sept, Federation Council area: 6.59% 2016 - June, Federation Council area: 6.72% 2016 - Mar, Federation Council area: 7.20% 2015 - Dec, Federation Council area: 7.58% 2015 - Sept, Federation Council area: 8.33% 2015 - June, Federation Council area: 9.21% 2015 - Mar, Federation Council area: 9.59% 2014 - Dec, Federation Council area: 8.62% 2014 - Sept, Federation Council area: 7.81% 2014 - June, Federation Council area: 7.18% 2014 - Mar, Federation Council area: 6.02% 2013 - Dec, Federation Council area: 4.78% 2013 - Sept, Federation Council area: 3.17% 2013 - June, Federation Council area: 2.52% 2013 - Mar, Federation Council area: 2.64% 2012 - Dec, Federation Council area: 3.88% 2012 - Sept, Federation Council area: 5.27% 2012 - June, Federation Council area: 6.87% 2012 - Mar, Federation Council area: 7.20% 2011 - Dec, Federation Council area: 6.05% 2011 - Sept, Federation Council area: 4.84% 2011 - June, Federation Council area: 4.04% 2011 - Mar, Federation Council area: 4.17%
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 - Mar, Federation Council area: 398 people 2017 - Dec, Federation Council area: 365 people 2017 - Sept, Federation Council area: 294 people 2017 - June, Federation Council area: 238 people 2017 - Mar, Federation Council area: 233 people 2016 - Dec, Federation Council area: 266 people 2016 - Sept, Federation Council area: 309 people 2016 - June, Federation Council area: 649 people 2016 - Mar, Federation Council area: 718 people 2015 - Dec, Federation Council area: 785 people 2015 - Sept, Federation Council area: 880 people 2015 - June, Federation Council area: 965 people 2015 - Mar, Federation Council area: 995 people 2014 - Dec, Federation Council area: 855 people 2014 - Sept, Federation Council area: 745 people 2014 - June, Federation Council area: 697 people 2014 - Mar, Federation Council area: 607 people 2013 - Dec, Federation Council area: 514 people 2013 - Sept, Federation Council area: 359 people 2013 - June, Federation Council area: 291 people 2013 - Mar, Federation Council area: 307 people 2012 - Dec, Federation Council area: 451 people 2012 - Sept, Federation Council area: 616 people 2012 - June, Federation Council area: 800 people 2012 - Mar, Federation Council area: 813 people 2011 - Dec, Federation Council area: 668 people 2011 - Sept, Federation Council area: 530 people 2011 - June, Federation Council area: 450 people 2011 - Mar, Federation Council area: 476 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
Federation Council areaRegional NSW NSWAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
March3985,076+7.84+5.42+4.90+5.50
2017
December3654,994+7.31+5.29+4.70+5.50
September2944,955+5.93+5.33+4.70+5.50
June2384,901+4.86+5.33+4.80+5.60
March2334,764+4.89+5.45+5.00+5.80
2016
December2664,665+5.70+5.57+5.00+5.80
September3094,687+6.59+5.79+5.00+5.70
June6499,655+6.72+6.08+5.10+5.70
March7189,966+7.20+6.54+5.20+5.70
2015
December78510,357+7.58+7.05+5.30+5.80
September88010,565+8.33+7.30+5.70+6.00
June96510,478+9.21+7.33+5.80+6.10
March99510,373+9.59+7.14+5.90+6.20
2014
December8559,923+8.62+6.75+6.10+6.20
September7459,541+7.81+6.49+5.90+6.20
June6979,703+7.18+6.27+5.60+6.00
March60710,078+6.02+6.17+5.50+5.90
2013
December51410,755+4.78+5.99+5.80+5.80
September35911,323+3.17+5.88+5.80+5.80
June29111,541+2.52+5.86+5.60+5.70
March30711,633+2.64+5.66+5.40+5.50
2012
December45111,613+3.88+5.50+5.10+5.40
September61611,695+5.27+5.41+5.00+5.30
June80011,652+6.87+5.37+5.00+5.20
March81311,298+7.20+5.35+5.00+5.10
2011
December66811,043+6.05+5.39+5.20+5.20
September53010,953+4.84+5.49+5.30+5.20
June45011,137+4.04+5.45+5.20+5.00
March47611,419+4.17+5.56+5.10+5.00
2010
December53411,513+4.64+5.77+5.00+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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