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City of Kalamunda

Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in City of Kalamunda was 4.60%.

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 - 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, Western Australia: 6.10% 2018 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.30% 2018 - Sept, Western Australia: 6.20% 2018 - June, Western Australia: 6.20% 2018 - Mar, Western Australia: 6.20% 2017 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, Western Australia: 5.70% 2017 - June, Western Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Western Australia: 6.00% 2016 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.40% 2016 - Sept, Western Australia: 6.50% 2016 - June, Western Australia: 6.10% 2016 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Western Australia: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Western Australia: 6.20% 2015 - June, Western Australia: 6.00% 2015 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.70% 2014 - Dec, Western Australia: 5.40% 2014 - Sept, Western Australia: 5.00% 2014 - June, Western Australia: 5.00% 2014 - Mar, Western Australia: 5.00% 2013 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.60% 2013 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.50% 2013 - June, Western Australia: 4.90% 2013 - Mar, Western Australia: 4.70% 2012 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.30% 2012 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.10% 2012 - June, Western Australia: 3.80% 2012 - Mar, Western Australia: 3.90% 2011 - Dec, Western Australia: 4.10% 2011 - Sept, Western Australia: 4.30% 2011 - June, Western Australia: 4.30% 2011 - Mar, Western Australia: 4.20% 2019 - Mar, Greater Perth : 6.41% 2018 - Dec, Greater Perth : 6.39% 2018 - Sept, Greater Perth : 6.35% 2018 - June, Greater Perth : 6.25% 2018 - Mar, Greater Perth : 6.16% 2017 - Dec, Greater Perth : 6.22% 2017 - Sept, Greater Perth : 6.35% 2017 - June, Greater Perth : 6.51% 2017 - Mar, Greater Perth : 6.46% 2016 - Dec, Greater Perth : 6.24% 2016 - Sept, Greater Perth : 6.10% 2016 - June, Greater Perth : 6.02% 2016 - Mar, Greater Perth : 6.00% 2015 - Dec, Greater Perth : 5.98% 2015 - Sept, Greater Perth : 5.76% 2015 - June, Greater Perth : 5.49% 2015 - Mar, Greater Perth : 5.37% 2014 - Dec, Greater Perth : 5.21% 2014 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.84% 2014 - June, Greater Perth : 4.63% 2014 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.56% 2013 - Dec, Greater Perth : 4.34% 2013 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.42% 2013 - June, Greater Perth : 4.31% 2013 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.04% 2012 - Dec, Greater Perth : 3.98% 2012 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.01% 2012 - June, Greater Perth : 4.10% 2012 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.21% 2011 - Dec, Greater Perth : 4.28% 2011 - Sept, Greater Perth : 4.25% 2011 - June, Greater Perth : 4.34% 2011 - Mar, Greater Perth : 4.37% 2019 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 4.60% 2018 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 4.50% 2018 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 4.35% 2018 - June, City of Kalamunda: 4.12% 2018 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 4.21% 2017 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 4.23% 2017 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 4.18% 2017 - June, City of Kalamunda: 4.36% 2017 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 4.46% 2016 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 4.34% 2016 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 4.09% 2016 - June, City of Kalamunda: 3.75% 2016 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 3.57% 2015 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 3.69% 2015 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 3.80% 2015 - June, City of Kalamunda: 3.84% 2015 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 3.74% 2014 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 3.47% 2014 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 3.08% 2014 - June, City of Kalamunda: 2.92% 2014 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 2.82% 2013 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 2.73% 2013 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 2.93% 2013 - June, City of Kalamunda: 2.74% 2013 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 2.46% 2012 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 2.32% 2012 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 2.35% 2012 - June, City of Kalamunda: 2.41% 2012 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 2.65% 2011 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 2.77% 2011 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 2.66% 2011 - June, City of Kalamunda: 2.66% 2011 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 2.45%
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, City of Kalamunda: 747 people 2018 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 730 people 2018 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 708 people 2018 - June, City of Kalamunda: 678 people 2018 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 700 people 2017 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 700 people 2017 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 676 people 2017 - June, City of Kalamunda: 686 people 2017 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 684 people 2016 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 655 people 2016 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 607 people 2016 - June, City of Kalamunda: 548 people 2016 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 513 people 2015 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 521 people 2015 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 527 people 2015 - June, City of Kalamunda: 523 people 2015 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 502 people 2014 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 456 people 2014 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 397 people 2014 - June, City of Kalamunda: 368 people 2014 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 346 people 2013 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 324 people 2013 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 343 people 2013 - June, City of Kalamunda: 314 people 2013 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 278 people 2012 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 259 people 2012 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 255 people 2012 - June, City of Kalamunda: 255 people 2012 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 273 people 2011 - Dec, City of Kalamunda: 278 people 2011 - Sept, City of Kalamunda: 264 people 2011 - June, City of Kalamunda: 259 people 2011 - Mar, City of Kalamunda: 234 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
City of KalamundaGreater Perth Western AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March74716,247+4.60+6.41+6.10+5.10
2018
December73016,227+4.50+6.39+6.30+5.00
September70816,287+4.35+6.35+6.20+5.20
June67816,470+4.12+6.25+6.20+5.40
March70016,614+4.21+6.16+6.20+5.50
2017
December70016,557+4.23+6.22+6.00+5.50
September67616,154+4.18+6.35+5.70+5.50
June68615,728+4.36+6.51+5.60+5.60
March68415,331+4.46+6.46+6.00+5.70
2016
December65515,090+4.34+6.24+6.40+5.80
September60714,849+4.09+6.10+6.50+5.60
June54814,611+3.75+6.02+6.10+5.60
March51314,366+3.57+6.00+5.70+5.70
2015
December52114,131+3.69+5.98+6.00+5.80
September52713,853+3.80+5.76+6.20+6.00
June52313,622+3.84+5.49+6.00+6.10
March50213,416+3.74+5.37+5.70+6.10
2014
December45613,137+3.47+5.21+5.40+6.30
September39712,902+3.08+4.84+5.00+6.20
June36812,618+2.92+4.63+5.00+6.00
March34612,255+2.82+4.56+5.00+5.80
2013
December32411,885+2.73+4.34+4.60+5.80
September34311,699+2.93+4.42+4.50+5.80
June31411,475+2.74+4.31+4.90+5.70
March27811,296+2.46+4.04+4.70+5.50
2012
December25911,151+2.32+3.98+4.30+5.40
September25510,842+2.35+4.01+4.10+5.30
June25510,601+2.41+4.10+3.80+5.20
March27310,311+2.65+4.21+3.90+5.10
2011
December27810,032+2.77+4.28+4.10+5.20
September2649,931+2.66+4.25+4.30+5.20
June2599,733+2.66+4.34+4.30+5.00
March2349,545+2.45+4.37+4.20+5.00
2010
December2349,381+2.49+4.56+4.40+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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