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Furneaux Island Group

Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the Furneaux Island Group was 4.74%.

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, Tasmania: 6.00% 2018 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.00% 2017 - Dec, Tasmania: 5.90% 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: 6.40% 2015 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2015 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2014 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.10% 2014 - June, Tasmania: 7.30% 2014 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.50% 2013 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.70% 2013 - Sept, Tasmania: 8.00% 2013 - June, Tasmania: 7.90% 2013 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.40% 2012 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.20% 2012 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2012 - June, Tasmania: 6.90% 2012 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.90% 2011 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.40% 2011 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.40% 2011 - June, Tasmania: 5.30% 2011 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.50% 2018 - June, Regional TAS : 5.94% 2018 - Mar, Regional TAS : 5.99% 2017 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.13% 2017 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.25% 2017 - June, Regional TAS : 6.36% 2017 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.56% 2016 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.62% 2016 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.72% 2016 - June, Regional TAS : 6.77% 2016 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.86% 2015 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.87% 2015 - Sept, Regional TAS : 7.01% 2015 - June, Regional TAS : 7.23% 2015 - Mar, Regional TAS : 7.43% 2014 - Dec, Regional TAS : 7.84% 2014 - Sept, Regional TAS : 8.04% 2014 - June, Regional TAS : 8.41% 2014 - Mar, Regional TAS : 8.52% 2013 - Dec, Regional TAS : 8.59% 2013 - Sept, Regional TAS : 8.55% 2013 - June, Regional TAS : 8.14% 2013 - Mar, Regional TAS : 7.96% 2012 - Dec, Regional TAS : 7.89% 2012 - Sept, Regional TAS : 7.52% 2012 - June, Regional TAS : 7.01% 2012 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.62% 2011 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.32% 2011 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.15% 2011 - June, Regional TAS : 6.39% 2011 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.49% 2018 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 4.74% 2018 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 5.00% 2017 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 5.31% 2017 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 5.90% 2017 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 6.22% 2017 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 6.78% 2016 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 7.01% 2016 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 6.97% 2016 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 6.95% 2016 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 6.72% 2015 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 6.23% 2015 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 5.91% 2015 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 6.37% 2015 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 6.82% 2014 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 7.29% 2014 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 7.61% 2014 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 7.94% 2014 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 8.18% 2013 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 8.16% 2013 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 8.07% 2013 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 7.51% 2013 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 7.22% 2012 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 7.16% 2012 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 7.14% 2012 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 6.91% 2012 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 6.63% 2011 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 6.14% 2011 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 5.85% 2011 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 5.81% 2011 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 5.78%
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, Furneaux Island Group: 18 people 2018 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 19 people 2017 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 20 people 2017 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 22 people 2017 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 23 people 2017 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 25 people 2016 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 26 people 2016 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 26 people 2016 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 26 people 2016 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 25 people 2015 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 23 people 2015 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 22 people 2015 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 24 people 2015 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 26 people 2014 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 28 people 2014 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 29 people 2014 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 30 people 2014 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 31 people 2013 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 31 people 2013 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 31 people 2013 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 29 people 2013 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 28 people 2012 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 28 people 2012 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 28 people 2012 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 27 people 2012 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 26 people 2011 - Dec, Furneaux Island Group: 24 people 2011 - Sept, Furneaux Island Group: 23 people 2011 - June, Furneaux Island Group: 23 people 2011 - Mar, Furneaux Island Group: 23 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
Furneaux Island GroupRegional TAS TasmaniaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
June18380+4.74+5.94+6.00+5.40
March19380+5.00+5.99+6.00+5.50
2017
December20377+5.31+6.13+5.90+5.50
September22373+5.90+6.25+5.90+5.50
June23370+6.22+6.36+5.90+5.60
March25369+6.78+6.56+5.80+5.80
2016
December26371+7.01+6.62+6.10+5.80
September26373+6.97+6.72+6.50+5.70
June26374+6.95+6.77+6.50+5.70
March25372+6.72+6.86+6.60+5.70
2015
December23369+6.23+6.87+6.60+5.80
September22372+5.91+7.01+6.40+6.00
June24377+6.37+7.23+6.50+6.10
March26381+6.82+7.43+6.60+6.10
2014
December28384+7.29+7.84+6.70+6.30
September29381+7.61+8.04+7.10+6.20
June30378+7.94+8.41+7.30+6.00
March31379+8.18+8.52+7.50+5.90
2013
December31380+8.16+8.59+7.70+5.80
September31384+8.07+8.55+8.00+5.80
June29386+7.51+8.14+7.90+5.70
March28388+7.22+7.96+7.40+5.50
2012
December28391+7.16+7.89+7.20+5.40
September28392+7.14+7.52+7.00+5.30
June27391+6.91+7.01+6.90+5.20
March26392+6.63+6.62+6.90+5.10
2011
December24391+6.14+6.32+6.40+5.20
September23393+5.85+6.15+5.40+5.20
June23396+5.81+6.39+5.30+5.00
March23398+5.78+6.49+5.50+5.00
2010
December23398+5.78+6.41+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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