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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Lithgow City Council was 7.17%.

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, New South Wales: 4.30% 2018 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.30% 2018 - Sept, New South Wales: 4.50% 2018 - June, New South Wales: 4.80% 2018 - Mar, New South Wales: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.80% 2017 - Sept, New South Wales: 4.70% 2017 - June, New South Wales: 4.80% 2017 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.10% 2016 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.20% 2015 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.30% 2015 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.70% 2015 - June, New South Wales: 5.80% 2015 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.90% 2014 - Dec, New South Wales: 6.10% 2014 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.90% 2014 - June, New South Wales: 5.60% 2014 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.50% 2013 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.80% 2013 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.80% 2013 - June, New South Wales: 5.60% 2013 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.40% 2012 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.10% 2012 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - June, New South Wales: 5.00% 2012 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.00% 2011 - Dec, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.30% 2011 - June, New South Wales: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, New South Wales: 5.10% 2019 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.14% 2018 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2018 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.61% 2018 - June, Regional NSW : 5.63% 2018 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2017 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.26% 2017 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - June, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.52% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.76% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.06% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.53% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.08% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.35% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.38% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.19% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.76% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.45% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.19% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.09% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.94% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.84% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.81% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.59% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.44% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.48% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.43% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.51% 2019 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 7.17% 2018 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 7.81% 2018 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 7.43% 2018 - June, Lithgow City Council : 6.62% 2018 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 5.61% 2017 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 5.79% 2017 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 6.22% 2017 - June, Lithgow City Council : 6.13% 2017 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 6.66% 2016 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 6.27% 2016 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 6.76% 2016 - June, Lithgow City Council : 8.63% 2016 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 9.60% 2015 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 11.10% 2015 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 11.74% 2015 - June, Lithgow City Council : 10.97% 2015 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 10.19% 2014 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 9.27% 2014 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 9.05% 2014 - June, Lithgow City Council : 8.87% 2014 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 9.14% 2013 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 9.65% 2013 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 9.90% 2013 - June, Lithgow City Council : 10.14% 2013 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 9.95% 2012 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 10.29% 2012 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 9.13% 2012 - June, Lithgow City Council : 8.37% 2012 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 7.52% 2011 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 6.22% 2011 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 6.28% 2011 - June, Lithgow City Council : 5.87% 2011 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 6.04%
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, Lithgow City Council : 735 people 2018 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 788 people 2018 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 733 people 2018 - June, Lithgow City Council : 645 people 2018 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 549 people 2017 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 571 people 2017 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 626 people 2017 - June, Lithgow City Council : 618 people 2017 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 675 people 2016 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 642 people 2016 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 698 people 2016 - June, Lithgow City Council : 893 people 2016 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 984 people 2015 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 1,118 people 2015 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 1,147 people 2015 - June, Lithgow City Council : 1,052 people 2015 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 982 people 2014 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 906 people 2014 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 912 people 2014 - June, Lithgow City Council : 916 people 2014 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 945 people 2013 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 988 people 2013 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 988 people 2013 - June, Lithgow City Council : 988 people 2013 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 956 people 2012 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 981 people 2012 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 860 people 2012 - June, Lithgow City Council : 782 people 2012 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 706 people 2011 - Dec, Lithgow City Council : 597 people 2011 - Sept, Lithgow City Council : 621 people 2011 - June, Lithgow City Council : 596 people 2011 - Mar, Lithgow City Council : 627 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
Lithgow City Council Regional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March73510,247+7.17+5.14+4.30+5.10
2018
December78810,086+7.81+5.56+4.30+5.00
September7339,870+7.43+5.61+4.50+5.20
June6459,743+6.62+5.63+4.80+5.40
March5499,781+5.61+5.42+4.90+5.50
2017
December5719,865+5.79+5.26+4.80+5.50
September62610,058+6.22+5.28+4.70+5.50
June61810,084+6.13+5.28+4.80+5.60
March67510,142+6.66+5.39+5.00+5.70
2016
December64210,238+6.27+5.52+5.10+5.80
September69810,323+6.76+5.76+5.00+5.60
June89310,344+8.63+6.06+5.00+5.60
March98410,245+9.60+6.53+5.20+5.70
2015
December1,11810,072+11.10+7.08+5.30+5.80
September1,1479,766+11.74+7.35+5.70+6.00
June1,0529,590+10.97+7.38+5.80+6.10
March9829,639+10.19+7.19+5.90+6.10
2014
December9069,776+9.27+6.76+6.10+6.30
September91210,072+9.05+6.45+5.90+6.20
June91610,329+8.87+6.19+5.60+6.00
March94510,334+9.14+6.09+5.50+5.80
2013
December98810,234+9.65+5.94+5.80+5.80
September9889,982+9.90+5.84+5.80+5.80
June9889,748+10.14+5.81+5.60+5.70
March9569,608+9.95+5.59+5.40+5.50
2012
December9819,529+10.29+5.44+5.10+5.40
September8609,415+9.13+5.35+5.00+5.30
June7829,340+8.37+5.35+5.00+5.20
March7069,383+7.52+5.35+5.00+5.10
2011
December5979,600+6.22+5.39+5.20+5.20
September6219,882+6.28+5.48+5.30+5.20
June59610,153+5.87+5.43+5.20+5.00
March62710,388+6.04+5.51+5.10+5.00
2010
December65310,357+6.30+5.70+5.00+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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