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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Logan City was 7.49%.

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, 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, Greater Brisbane : 6.17% 2018 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 6.21% 2018 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 6.02% 2018 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.95% 2018 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 6.00% 2017 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 5.99% 2017 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 6.03% 2017 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.95% 2017 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 5.73% 2016 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 5.58% 2016 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 5.65% 2016 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.65% 2016 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 5.62% 2015 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 5.75% 2015 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 5.86% 2015 - June, Greater Brisbane : 6.04% 2015 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 6.18% 2014 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 6.25% 2014 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 6.19% 2014 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.98% 2014 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 5.82% 2013 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 5.63% 2013 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 5.61% 2013 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.68% 2013 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 5.64% 2012 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 5.50% 2012 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 5.28% 2012 - June, Greater Brisbane : 5.02% 2012 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 4.82% 2011 - Dec, Greater Brisbane : 4.80% 2011 - Sept, Greater Brisbane : 4.93% 2011 - June, Greater Brisbane : 4.93% 2011 - Mar, Greater Brisbane : 5.07% 2019 - Mar, Logan City: 7.49% 2018 - Dec, Logan City: 7.06% 2018 - Sept, Logan City: 6.61% 2018 - June, Logan City: 6.74% 2018 - Mar, Logan City: 6.89% 2017 - Dec, Logan City: 6.74% 2017 - Sept, Logan City: 6.49% 2017 - June, Logan City: 6.04% 2017 - Mar, Logan City: 5.52% 2016 - Dec, Logan City: 5.56% 2016 - Sept, Logan City: 5.86% 2016 - June, Logan City: 6.44% 2016 - Mar, Logan City: 7.13% 2015 - Dec, Logan City: 8.00% 2015 - Sept, Logan City: 8.67% 2015 - June, Logan City: 9.02% 2015 - Mar, Logan City: 8.68% 2014 - Dec, Logan City: 7.98% 2014 - Sept, Logan City: 7.30% 2014 - June, Logan City: 6.67% 2014 - Mar, Logan City: 6.53% 2013 - Dec, Logan City: 6.42% 2013 - Sept, Logan City: 6.56% 2013 - June, Logan City: 6.41% 2013 - Mar, Logan City: 6.34% 2012 - Dec, Logan City: 6.90% 2012 - Sept, Logan City: 7.05% 2012 - June, Logan City: 7.25% 2012 - Mar, Logan City: 7.57% 2011 - Dec, Logan City: 7.49% 2011 - Sept, Logan City: 7.65% 2011 - June, Logan City: 7.40% 2011 - Mar, Logan City: 7.40%
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, Logan City: 12,161 people 2018 - Dec, Logan City: 11,543 people 2018 - Sept, Logan City: 10,821 people 2018 - June, Logan City: 10,944 people 2018 - Mar, Logan City: 11,097 people 2017 - Dec, Logan City: 10,626 people 2017 - Sept, Logan City: 9,987 people 2017 - June, Logan City: 9,059 people 2017 - Mar, Logan City: 7,996 people 2016 - Dec, Logan City: 7,867 people 2016 - Sept, Logan City: 8,096 people 2016 - June, Logan City: 8,706 people 2016 - Mar, Logan City: 9,507 people 2015 - Dec, Logan City: 10,457 people 2015 - Sept, Logan City: 11,268 people 2015 - June, Logan City: 11,898 people 2015 - Mar, Logan City: 11,448 people 2014 - Dec, Logan City: 10,501 people 2014 - Sept, Logan City: 9,533 people 2014 - June, Logan City: 8,882 people 2014 - Mar, Logan City: 9,091 people 2013 - Dec, Logan City: 9,371 people 2013 - Sept, Logan City: 9,916 people 2013 - June, Logan City: 9,652 people 2013 - Mar, Logan City: 9,462 people 2012 - Dec, Logan City: 10,257 people 2012 - Sept, Logan City: 10,550 people 2012 - June, Logan City: 10,960 people 2012 - Mar, Logan City: 11,498 people 2011 - Dec, Logan City: 11,487 people 2011 - Sept, Logan City: 11,851 people 2011 - June, Logan City: 11,595 people 2011 - Mar, Logan City: 11,622 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
Logan CityGreater Brisbane QueenslandAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March12,161162,296+7.49+6.17+6.00+5.10
2018
December11,543163,549+7.06+6.21+6.10+5.00
September10,821163,713+6.61+6.02+6.20+5.20
June10,944162,393+6.74+5.95+6.20+5.40
March11,097161,098+6.89+6.00+6.20+5.50
2017
December10,626157,697+6.74+5.99+6.00+5.50
September9,987153,959+6.49+6.03+5.90+5.50
June9,059149,990+6.04+5.95+6.10+5.60
March7,996144,907+5.52+5.73+6.30+5.70
2016
December7,867141,438+5.56+5.58+6.20+5.80
September8,096138,247+5.86+5.65+6.00+5.60
June8,706135,133+6.44+5.65+6.20+5.60
March9,507133,350+7.13+5.62+6.10+5.70
2015
December10,457130,781+8.00+5.75+6.00+5.80
September11,268130,024+8.67+5.86+6.20+6.00
June11,898131,948+9.02+6.04+6.30+6.10
March11,448131,942+8.68+6.18+6.40+6.10
2014
December10,501131,674+7.98+6.25+6.60+6.30
September9,533130,659+7.30+6.19+6.70+6.20
June8,882133,071+6.67+5.98+6.30+6.00
March9,091139,131+6.53+5.82+6.10+5.80
2013
December9,371146,053+6.42+5.63+6.00+5.80
September9,916151,133+6.56+5.61+5.80+5.80
June9,652150,648+6.41+5.68+5.80+5.70
March9,462149,300+6.34+5.64+5.70+5.50
2012
December10,257148,676+6.90+5.50+6.00+5.40
September10,550149,746+7.05+5.28+6.00+5.30
June10,960151,266+7.25+5.02+5.70+5.20
March11,498151,860+7.57+4.82+5.50+5.10
2011
December11,487153,386+7.49+4.80+5.50+5.20
September11,851154,992+7.65+4.93+5.50+5.20
June11,595156,675+7.40+4.93+5.40+5.00
March11,622157,100+7.40+5.07+5.50+5.00
2010
December11,244156,367+7.19+5.02+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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