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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in the NSROC Region was 3.39%.

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, Greater Sydney : 4.07% 2018 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.20% 2018 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.32% 2018 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.41% 2018 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.47% 2017 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.56% 2017 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.67% 2017 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.71% 2017 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.80% 2016 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.80% 2016 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.77% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.02% 2015 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.16% 2015 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.10% 2015 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.14% 2014 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.12% 2014 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.22% 2014 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.27% 2014 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.27% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.25% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.02% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.79% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.74% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.69% 2012 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.82% 2012 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.93% 2012 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.98% 2011 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.94% 2011 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.77% 2011 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.71% 2011 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.75% 2019 - Mar, NSROC Region: 3.39% 2018 - Dec, NSROC Region: 3.39% 2018 - Sept, NSROC Region: 3.50% 2018 - June, NSROC Region: 3.80% 2018 - Mar, NSROC Region: 3.85% 2017 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.02% 2017 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.26% 2017 - June, NSROC Region: 4.29% 2017 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.59% 2016 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.70% 2016 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.50% 2016 - June, NSROC Region: 4.44% 2016 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.12% 2015 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.13% 2015 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.29% 2015 - June, NSROC Region: 4.48% 2015 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.45% 2014 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.42% 2014 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.37% 2014 - June, NSROC Region: 4.25% 2014 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.40% 2013 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.21% 2013 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.07% 2013 - June, NSROC Region: 3.90% 2013 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.05% 2012 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.16% 2012 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.14% 2012 - June, NSROC Region: 4.14% 2012 - Mar, NSROC Region: 3.90% 2011 - Dec, NSROC Region: 3.77% 2011 - Sept, NSROC Region: 3.54% 2011 - June, NSROC Region: 3.44% 2011 - Mar, NSROC Region: 3.35%
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, NSROC Region: 12,770 people 2018 - Dec, NSROC Region: 12,588 people 2018 - Sept, NSROC Region: 12,801 people 2018 - June, NSROC Region: 13,690 people 2018 - Mar, NSROC Region: 13,504 people 2017 - Dec, NSROC Region: 13,858 people 2017 - Sept, NSROC Region: 14,582 people 2017 - June, NSROC Region: 14,625 people 2017 - Mar, NSROC Region: 15,838 people 2016 - Dec, NSROC Region: 16,389 people 2016 - Sept, NSROC Region: 15,769 people 2016 - June, NSROC Region: 15,609 people 2016 - Mar, NSROC Region: 14,489 people 2015 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,555 people 2015 - Sept, NSROC Region: 15,051 people 2015 - June, NSROC Region: 15,543 people 2015 - Mar, NSROC Region: 15,188 people 2014 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,901 people 2014 - Sept, NSROC Region: 14,688 people 2014 - June, NSROC Region: 14,277 people 2014 - Mar, NSROC Region: 14,828 people 2013 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,111 people 2013 - Sept, NSROC Region: 13,497 people 2013 - June, NSROC Region: 12,824 people 2013 - Mar, NSROC Region: 13,241 people 2012 - Dec, NSROC Region: 13,608 people 2012 - Sept, NSROC Region: 13,620 people 2012 - June, NSROC Region: 13,664 people 2012 - Mar, NSROC Region: 12,813 people 2011 - Dec, NSROC Region: 12,294 people 2011 - Sept, NSROC Region: 11,428 people 2011 - June, NSROC Region: 11,000 people 2011 - Mar, NSROC Region: 10,655 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
NSROC RegionGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March12,770376,519+3.39+4.07+4.30+5.10
2018
December12,588371,746+3.39+4.20+4.30+5.00
September12,801365,624+3.50+4.32+4.50+5.20
June13,690360,223+3.80+4.41+4.80+5.40
March13,504350,508+3.85+4.47+4.90+5.50
2017
December13,858344,826+4.02+4.56+4.80+5.50
September14,582342,230+4.26+4.67+4.70+5.50
June14,625340,762+4.29+4.71+4.80+5.60
March15,838345,249+4.59+4.80+5.00+5.70
2016
December16,389348,969+4.70+4.80+5.10+5.80
September15,769350,724+4.50+4.77+5.00+5.60
June15,609351,673+4.44+4.96+5.00+5.60
March14,489351,916+4.12+4.96+5.20+5.70
2015
December14,555352,716+4.13+5.02+5.30+5.80
September15,051350,919+4.29+5.16+5.70+6.00
June15,543346,958+4.48+5.10+5.80+6.10
March15,188341,020+4.45+5.14+5.90+6.10
2014
December14,901337,471+4.42+5.12+6.10+6.30
September14,688335,794+4.37+5.22+5.90+6.20
June14,277335,752+4.25+5.27+5.60+6.00
March14,828337,055+4.40+5.27+5.50+5.80
2013
December14,111334,786+4.21+5.25+5.80+5.80
September13,497331,268+4.07+5.02+5.80+5.80
June12,824329,171+3.90+4.79+5.60+5.70
March13,241327,051+4.05+4.74+5.40+5.50
2012
December13,608327,154+4.16+4.69+5.10+5.40
September13,620328,999+4.14+4.82+5.00+5.30
June13,664329,778+4.14+4.93+5.00+5.20
March12,813328,557+3.90+4.98+5.00+5.10
2011
December12,294326,176+3.77+4.94+5.20+5.20
September11,428322,844+3.54+4.77+5.30+5.20
June11,000320,110+3.44+4.71+5.20+5.00
March10,655317,730+3.35+4.75+5.10+5.00
2010
December10,217315,521+3.24+4.85+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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