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Unemployment

In the 2018 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Hobsons Bay City was 6.20%.

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, Victoria: 5.30% 2017 - Dec, Victoria: 5.70% 2017 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2017 - June, Victoria: 6.10% 2017 - Mar, Victoria: 6.10% 2016 - Dec, Victoria: 5.90% 2016 - Sept, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - June, Victoria: 5.80% 2016 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - Sept, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - June, Victoria: 6.00% 2015 - Mar, Victoria: 6.20% 2014 - Dec, Victoria: 6.50% 2014 - Sept, Victoria: 6.80% 2014 - June, Victoria: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, Victoria: 6.50% 2013 - Dec, Victoria: 6.30% 2013 - Sept, Victoria: 5.90% 2013 - June, Victoria: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Victoria: 5.80% 2012 - Dec, Victoria: 5.60% 2012 - Sept, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - June, Victoria: 5.50% 2012 - Mar, Victoria: 5.40% 2011 - Dec, Victoria: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, Victoria: 5.20% 2011 - June, Victoria: 4.90% 2011 - Mar, Victoria: 4.80% 2018 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.97% 2017 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.13% 2017 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.24% 2017 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.09% 2017 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.95% 2016 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.87% 2016 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.83% 2016 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.96% 2016 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.07% 2015 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.21% 2015 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.38% 2015 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.52% 2015 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.59% 2014 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.71% 2014 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 6.62% 2014 - June, Greater Melbourne : 6.41% 2014 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 6.28% 2013 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 6.02% 2013 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.77% 2013 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.62% 2013 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.55% 2012 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.46% 2012 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 5.49% 2012 - June, Greater Melbourne : 5.44% 2012 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 5.26% 2011 - Dec, Greater Melbourne : 5.04% 2011 - Sept, Greater Melbourne : 4.90% 2011 - June, Greater Melbourne : 4.81% 2011 - Mar, Greater Melbourne : 4.94% 2018 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 6.20% 2017 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 6.33% 2017 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 6.44% 2017 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 6.32% 2017 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 6.10% 2016 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 5.93% 2016 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 5.97% 2016 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 5.98% 2016 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 6.02% 2015 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 6.02% 2015 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 5.90% 2015 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 5.93% 2015 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 6.06% 2014 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 5.91% 2014 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 5.74% 2014 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 5.40% 2014 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 5.23% 2013 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 5.47% 2013 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 5.60% 2013 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 5.86% 2013 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 6.18% 2012 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 6.05% 2012 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 6.19% 2012 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 6.21% 2012 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 5.95% 2011 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 5.63% 2011 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 5.26% 2011 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 4.93% 2011 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 4.86%
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, Hobsons Bay City: 3,259 people 2017 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 3,300 people 2017 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 3,325 people 2017 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 3,242 people 2017 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 3,123 people 2016 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 3,029 people 2016 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 3,061 people 2016 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 3,067 people 2016 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 3,072 people 2015 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 3,042 people 2015 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 2,963 people 2015 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 2,973 people 2015 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 3,053 people 2014 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 2,982 people 2014 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 2,878 people 2014 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 2,663 people 2014 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 2,546 people 2013 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 2,640 people 2013 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 2,672 people 2013 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 2,767 people 2013 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 2,902 people 2012 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 2,796 people 2012 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 2,845 people 2012 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 2,848 people 2012 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 2,712 people 2011 - Dec, Hobsons Bay City: 2,574 people 2011 - Sept, Hobsons Bay City: 2,412 people 2011 - June, Hobsons Bay City: 2,285 people 2011 - Mar, Hobsons Bay City: 2,251 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
Hobsons Bay CityGreater Melbourne VictoriaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
March3,25952,589+6.20+5.97+5.30+5.50
2017
December3,30052,101+6.33+6.13+5.70+5.50
September3,32551,633+6.44+6.24+5.90+5.50
June3,24251,312+6.32+6.09+6.10+5.60
March3,12351,169+6.10+5.95+6.10+5.80
2016
December3,02951,102+5.93+5.87+5.90+5.80
September3,06151,292+5.97+5.83+5.80+5.70
June3,06751,320+5.98+5.96+5.80+5.70
March3,07250,999+6.02+6.07+5.80+5.70
2015
December3,04250,533+6.02+6.21+6.00+5.80
September2,96350,224+5.90+6.38+6.00+6.00
June2,97350,170+5.93+6.52+6.00+6.10
March3,05350,403+6.06+6.59+6.20+6.20
2014
December2,98250,419+5.91+6.71+6.50+6.20
September2,87850,124+5.74+6.62+6.80+6.20
June2,66349,307+5.40+6.41+6.70+6.00
March2,54648,641+5.23+6.28+6.50+5.90
2013
December2,64048,255+5.47+6.02+6.30+5.80
September2,67247,731+5.60+5.77+5.90+5.80
June2,76747,241+5.86+5.62+5.80+5.70
March2,90246,982+6.18+5.55+5.80+5.50
2012
December2,79646,247+6.05+5.46+5.60+5.40
September2,84545,940+6.19+5.49+5.50+5.30
June2,84845,881+6.21+5.44+5.50+5.20
March2,71245,554+5.95+5.26+5.40+5.10
2011
December2,57445,748+5.63+5.04+5.30+5.20
September2,41245,897+5.26+4.90+5.20+5.20
June2,28546,339+4.93+4.81+4.90+5.00
March2,25146,344+4.86+4.94+4.80+5.00
2010
December2,33646,390+5.04+5.08+5.10+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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