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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the Fraser Coast Regional Council was 8.71%.

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, Queensland: 6.00% 2018 - Dec, Queensland: 6.10% 2018 - Sept, Queensland: 6.20% 2018 - June, Queensland: 6.20% 2018 - Mar, Queensland: 6.20% 2017 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, Queensland: 5.90% 2017 - June, Queensland: 6.10% 2017 - Mar, Queensland: 6.30% 2016 - Dec, Queensland: 6.20% 2016 - Sept, Queensland: 6.00% 2016 - June, Queensland: 6.20% 2016 - Mar, Queensland: 6.10% 2015 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Queensland: 6.20% 2015 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2015 - Mar, Queensland: 6.40% 2014 - Dec, Queensland: 6.60% 2014 - Sept, Queensland: 6.70% 2014 - June, Queensland: 6.30% 2014 - Mar, Queensland: 6.10% 2013 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2013 - Sept, Queensland: 5.80% 2013 - June, Queensland: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Queensland: 5.70% 2012 - Dec, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - Sept, Queensland: 6.00% 2012 - June, Queensland: 5.70% 2012 - Mar, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Dec, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - Sept, Queensland: 5.50% 2011 - June, Queensland: 5.40% 2011 - Mar, Queensland: 5.50% 2019 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.87% 2018 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.98% 2018 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.06% 2018 - June, Regional QLD : 6.02% 2018 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2017 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.09% 2017 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.10% 2017 - June, Regional QLD : 6.33% 2017 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.64% 2016 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.62% 2016 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.58% 2016 - June, Regional QLD : 6.65% 2016 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.58% 2015 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.71% 2015 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.97% 2015 - June, Regional QLD : 6.90% 2015 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.75% 2014 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.52% 2014 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.20% 2014 - June, Regional QLD : 6.04% 2014 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.01% 2013 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2013 - Sept, Regional QLD : 6.08% 2013 - June, Regional QLD : 6.07% 2013 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.91% 2012 - Dec, Regional QLD : 5.98% 2012 - Sept, Regional QLD : 5.89% 2012 - June, Regional QLD : 5.96% 2012 - Mar, Regional QLD : 6.09% 2011 - Dec, Regional QLD : 6.08% 2011 - Sept, Regional QLD : 5.97% 2011 - June, Regional QLD : 5.80% 2011 - Mar, Regional QLD : 5.79% 2019 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.71% 2018 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.30% 2018 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.89% 2018 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.76% 2018 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.25% 2017 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.08% 2017 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.16% 2017 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.66% 2017 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.50% 2016 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.64% 2016 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.87% 2016 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.79% 2016 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.77% 2015 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 11.22% 2015 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.27% 2015 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.50% 2015 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 12.20% 2014 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 10.61% 2014 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.68% 2014 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.65% 2014 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.35% 2013 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.39% 2013 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.77% 2013 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.31% 2013 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.89% 2012 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.87% 2012 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.97% 2012 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.90% 2012 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.17% 2011 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.43% 2011 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.70% 2011 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.66% 2011 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.63%
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, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,480 people 2018 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,743 people 2018 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,013 people 2018 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,381 people 2018 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,130 people 2017 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,067 people 2017 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,061 people 2017 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,881 people 2017 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,272 people 2016 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,337 people 2016 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,998 people 2016 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,937 people 2016 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,887 people 2015 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,405 people 2015 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,723 people 2015 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,650 people 2015 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4,537 people 2014 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,930 people 2014 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,646 people 2014 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,712 people 2014 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,656 people 2013 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,739 people 2013 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,977 people 2013 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,895 people 2013 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,748 people 2012 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,762 people 2012 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,354 people 2012 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,671 people 2012 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,686 people 2011 - Dec, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,281 people 2011 - Sept, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,378 people 2011 - June, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2,991 people 2011 - Mar, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3,005 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
Fraser Coast Regional CouncilRegional QLD QueenslandAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March3,48039,968+8.71+5.87+6.00+5.10
2018
December3,74340,230+9.30+5.98+6.10+5.00
September4,01340,577+9.89+6.06+6.20+5.20
June4,38140,716+10.76+6.02+6.20+5.40
March4,13040,285+10.25+5.96+6.20+5.50
2017
December4,06740,339+10.08+6.09+6.00+5.50
September4,06139,957+10.16+6.10+5.90+5.50
June3,88140,179+9.66+6.33+6.10+5.60
March4,27240,690+10.50+6.64+6.30+5.70
2016
December4,33740,754+10.64+6.62+6.20+5.80
September3,99840,487+9.87+6.58+6.00+5.60
June3,93740,214+9.79+6.65+6.20+5.60
March3,88739,805+9.77+6.58+6.10+5.70
2015
December4,40539,273+11.22+6.71+6.00+5.80
September4,72338,480+12.27+6.97+6.20+6.00
June4,65037,214+12.50+6.90+6.30+6.10
March4,53737,199+12.20+6.75+6.40+6.10
2014
December3,93037,043+10.61+6.52+6.60+6.30
September3,64637,678+9.68+6.20+6.70+6.20
June3,71238,458+9.65+6.04+6.30+6.00
March3,65639,081+9.35+6.01+6.10+5.80
2013
December3,73939,802+9.39+5.96+6.00+5.80
September3,97740,727+9.77+6.08+5.80+5.80
June3,89541,839+9.31+6.07+5.80+5.70
March3,74842,147+8.89+5.91+5.70+5.50
2012
December3,76242,426+8.87+5.98+6.00+5.40
September3,35442,088+7.97+5.89+6.00+5.30
June3,67141,226+8.90+5.96+5.70+5.20
March3,68640,179+9.17+6.09+5.50+5.10
2011
December3,28138,904+8.43+6.08+5.50+5.20
September3,37838,828+8.70+5.97+5.50+5.20
June2,99139,040+7.66+5.80+5.40+5.00
March3,00539,370+7.63+5.79+5.50+5.00
2010
December3,04039,992+7.60+5.85+5.50+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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