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Unemployment

In the 2018 December quarter, the unemployment rate in the Northern Midlands was 4.28%.

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 - 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: 5.80% 2016 - Dec, Australia: 5.80% 2016 - Sept, Australia: 5.70% 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% 2018 - Dec, Tasmania: 5.80% 2018 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.80% 2018 - June, Tasmania: 6.00% 2018 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.00% 2017 - Dec, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - June, Tasmania: 5.90% 2017 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.70% 2016 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.10% 2016 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.50% 2016 - June, Tasmania: 6.40% 2016 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.60% 2015 - Sept, Tasmania: 6.40% 2015 - June, Tasmania: 6.50% 2015 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.60% 2014 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.10% 2014 - June, Tasmania: 7.30% 2014 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.50% 2013 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.60% 2013 - Sept, Tasmania: 8.00% 2013 - June, Tasmania: 7.80% 2013 - Mar, Tasmania: 7.30% 2012 - Dec, Tasmania: 7.10% 2012 - Sept, Tasmania: 7.00% 2012 - June, Tasmania: 6.90% 2012 - Mar, Tasmania: 6.90% 2011 - Dec, Tasmania: 6.40% 2011 - Sept, Tasmania: 5.40% 2011 - June, Tasmania: 5.30% 2011 - Mar, Tasmania: 5.50% 2018 - Dec, Regional TAS : 5.77% 2018 - Sept, Regional TAS : 5.93% 2018 - June, Regional TAS : 5.96% 2018 - Mar, Regional TAS : 5.99% 2017 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.12% 2017 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.25% 2017 - June, Regional TAS : 6.35% 2017 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.55% 2016 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.61% 2016 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.71% 2016 - June, Regional TAS : 6.75% 2016 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.84% 2015 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.85% 2015 - Sept, Regional TAS : 7.00% 2015 - June, Regional TAS : 7.21% 2015 - Mar, Regional TAS : 7.42% 2014 - Dec, Regional TAS : 7.82% 2014 - Sept, Regional TAS : 8.02% 2014 - June, Regional TAS : 8.39% 2014 - Mar, Regional TAS : 8.50% 2013 - Dec, Regional TAS : 8.56% 2013 - Sept, Regional TAS : 8.53% 2013 - June, Regional TAS : 8.12% 2013 - Mar, Regional TAS : 7.94% 2012 - Dec, Regional TAS : 7.88% 2012 - Sept, Regional TAS : 7.51% 2012 - June, Regional TAS : 7.00% 2012 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.61% 2011 - Dec, Regional TAS : 6.32% 2011 - Sept, Regional TAS : 6.15% 2011 - June, Regional TAS : 6.39% 2011 - Mar, Regional TAS : 6.49% 2018 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 4.28% 2018 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 4.38% 2018 - June, Northern Midlands: 4.36% 2018 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 4.46% 2017 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 4.64% 2017 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 4.85% 2017 - June, Northern Midlands: 4.86% 2017 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 4.98% 2016 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 5.15% 2016 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 5.19% 2016 - June, Northern Midlands: 5.06% 2016 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 4.85% 2015 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 4.47% 2015 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 4.22% 2015 - June, Northern Midlands: 4.63% 2015 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 4.97% 2014 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 5.34% 2014 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 5.67% 2014 - June, Northern Midlands: 5.76% 2014 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 5.91% 2013 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 6.00% 2013 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 5.83% 2013 - June, Northern Midlands: 5.43% 2013 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 5.03% 2012 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 4.90% 2012 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 4.77% 2012 - June, Northern Midlands: 4.55% 2012 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 4.28% 2011 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 4.01% 2011 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 3.86% 2011 - June, Northern Midlands: 3.95% 2011 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 3.99%
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 2018 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 289 people 2018 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 295 people 2018 - June, Northern Midlands: 294 people 2018 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 300 people 2017 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 310 people 2017 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 320 people 2017 - June, Northern Midlands: 318 people 2017 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 324 people 2016 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 337 people 2016 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 339 people 2016 - June, Northern Midlands: 330 people 2016 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 314 people 2015 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 286 people 2015 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 271 people 2015 - June, Northern Midlands: 300 people 2015 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 324 people 2014 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 350 people 2014 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 366 people 2014 - June, Northern Midlands: 367 people 2014 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 374 people 2013 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 378 people 2013 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 370 people 2013 - June, Northern Midlands: 346 people 2013 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 321 people 2012 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 315 people 2012 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 307 people 2012 - June, Northern Midlands: 292 people 2012 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 275 people 2011 - Dec, Northern Midlands: 257 people 2011 - Sept, Northern Midlands: 247 people 2011 - June, Northern Midlands: 254 people 2011 - Mar, Northern Midlands: 256 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
Northern MidlandsRegional TAS TasmaniaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
December2896,748+4.28+5.77+5.80+5.00
September2956,734+4.38+5.93+5.80+5.20
June2946,736+4.36+5.96+6.00+5.40
March3006,727+4.46+5.99+6.00+5.50
2017
December3106,678+4.64+6.12+5.90+5.50
September3206,600+4.85+6.25+5.90+5.50
June3186,540+4.86+6.35+5.90+5.60
March3246,508+4.98+6.55+5.70+5.80
2016
December3376,539+5.15+6.61+6.10+5.80
September3396,536+5.19+6.71+6.50+5.70
June3306,524+5.06+6.75+6.40+5.60
March3146,472+4.85+6.84+6.60+5.70
2015
December2866,394+4.47+6.85+6.60+5.80
September2716,423+4.22+7.00+6.40+6.00
June3006,475+4.63+7.21+6.50+6.10
March3246,520+4.97+7.42+6.60+6.10
2014
December3506,557+5.34+7.82+6.70+6.30
September3666,456+5.67+8.02+7.10+6.20
June3676,369+5.76+8.39+7.30+6.00
March3746,330+5.91+8.50+7.50+5.80
2013
December3786,305+6.00+8.56+7.60+5.80
September3706,349+5.83+8.53+8.00+5.80
June3466,374+5.43+8.12+7.80+5.70
March3216,383+5.03+7.94+7.30+5.50
2012
December3156,427+4.90+7.88+7.10+5.40
September3076,437+4.77+7.51+7.00+5.30
June2926,418+4.55+7.00+6.90+5.20
March2756,422+4.28+6.61+6.90+5.10
2011
December2576,410+4.01+6.32+6.40+5.20
September2476,403+3.86+6.15+5.40+5.20
June2546,429+3.95+6.39+5.30+5.00
March2566,423+3.99+6.49+5.50+5.00
2010
December2536,386+3.96+6.41+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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