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Unemployment

In the 2017 September quarter, the unemployment rate in Waratah-Wynyard Council was 5.01%.

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 2017 - Sept, Australia: 5.50% 2017 - June, Australia: 5.60% 2017 - Mar, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - June, Australia: 5.70% 2016 - Mar, Australia: 5.70% 2015 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2015 - Sept, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - June, Australia: 6.10% 2015 - Mar, Australia: 6.10% 2014 - Dec, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - Sept, Australia: 6.20% 2014 - June, Australia: 6.00% 2014 - Mar, Australia: 5.90% 2013 - Dec, Australia: 5.90% 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: 4.90% 2017 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - June, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.10% 2016 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.30% 2015 - June, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.80% 2014 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2014 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2014 - June, Tasmania: 7.30% 2014 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.50% 2013 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.60% 2013 - Sept, Tasmania: 8.00% 2013 - June, Tasmania: 7.90% 2013 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.40% 2012 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.10% 2012 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.80% 2012 - June, Tasmania: 6.90% 2012 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.10% 2011 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.40% 2011 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.30% 2011 - June, Tasmania: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.60% 2017 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 5.63% 2017 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.82% 2017 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.92% 2016 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.37% 2016 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.40% 2016 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.12% 2016 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.27% 2015 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.21% 2015 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.04% 2015 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.34% 2015 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.31% 2014 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.47% 2014 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.84% 2014 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.76% 2014 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 6.88% 2013 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 6.59% 2013 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 6.23% 2013 - June, Greater Hobart : 6.06% 2013 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 5.87% 2012 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 5.78% 2012 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 5.75% 2012 - June, Greater Hobart : 5.44% 2012 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 4.95% 2011 - Dec, Greater Hobart : 4.61% 2011 - Sept, Greater Hobart : 4.47% 2011 - June, Greater Hobart : 4.60% 2011 - Mar, Greater Hobart : 4.80% 2017 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.01% 2017 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.01% 2017 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.11% 2016 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.14% 2016 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.21% 2016 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.50% 2016 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 6.17% 2015 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 6.64% 2015 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.15% 2015 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.15% 2015 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.12% 2014 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.58% 2014 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.93% 2014 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.56% 2014 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.64% 2013 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.69% 2013 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.67% 2013 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.26% 2013 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.63% 2012 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.73% 2012 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 8.13% 2012 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.32% 2012 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 6.40% 2011 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 5.99% 2011 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 6.14% 2011 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 6.69% 2011 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 7.36%
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 2017 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 336 people 2017 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 338 people 2017 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 345 people 2016 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 346 people 2016 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 353 people 2016 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 376 people 2016 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 425 people 2015 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 459 people 2015 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 489 people 2015 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 481 people 2015 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 476 people 2014 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 506 people 2014 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 524 people 2014 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 561 people 2014 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 566 people 2013 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 566 people 2013 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 565 people 2013 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 537 people 2013 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 555 people 2012 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 555 people 2012 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 513 people 2012 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 461 people 2012 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 404 people 2011 - Dec, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 384 people 2011 - Sept, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 401 people 2011 - June, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 442 people 2011 - Mar, Waratah-Wynyard Council: 490 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
Waratah-Wynyard CouncilGreater Hobart TasmaniaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2017
September3366,706+5.01+5.63+5.90+5.50
June3386,752+5.01+5.82+5.90+5.60
March3456,757+5.11+5.92+5.80+5.80
2016
December3466,736+5.14+6.37+6.10+5.70
September3536,773+5.21+6.40+6.50+5.70
June3766,840+5.50+6.12+6.50+5.70
March4256,887+6.17+6.27+6.60+5.70
2015
December4596,912+6.64+6.21+6.60+5.80
September4896,841+7.15+6.04+6.30+6.10
June4816,725+7.15+6.34+6.60+6.10
March4766,686+7.12+6.31+6.80+6.10
2014
December5066,677+7.58+6.47+6.60+6.20
September5246,609+7.93+6.84+7.00+6.20
June5616,557+8.56+6.76+7.30+6.00
March5666,548+8.64+6.88+7.50+5.90
2013
December5666,517+8.69+6.59+7.60+5.90
September5656,519+8.67+6.23+8.00+5.80
June5376,503+8.26+6.06+7.90+5.70
March5556,431+8.63+5.87+7.40+5.50
2012
December5556,358+8.73+5.78+7.10+5.40
September5136,310+8.13+5.75+6.80+5.30
June4616,294+7.32+5.44+6.90+5.20
March4046,308+6.40+4.95+7.10+5.10
2011
December3846,415+5.99+4.61+6.40+5.20
September4016,528+6.14+4.47+5.30+5.20
June4426,608+6.69+4.60+5.20+5.00
March4906,657+7.36+4.80+5.60+4.90
2010
December4976,635+7.49+4.88+5.50+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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