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Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the NSROC Region was 3.80%.

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 - 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: 5.70% 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: 5.90% 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 - June, New South Wales: 4.90% 2018 - Mar, New South Wales: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.70% 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: 5.00% 2016 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, New South Wales: 5.10% 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% 2018 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.47% 2018 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.51% 2017 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.61% 2017 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.72% 2017 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.78% 2017 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.88% 2016 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.90% 2016 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.11% 2015 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.25% 2015 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.20% 2015 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.24% 2014 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.23% 2014 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.34% 2014 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.40% 2014 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.42% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.38% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.15% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.91% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.87% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.83% 2012 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2012 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.08% 2012 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.12% 2011 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2011 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2011 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.83% 2011 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 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: 4.46% 2014 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.42% 2014 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.38% 2014 - June, NSROC Region: 4.26% 2014 - Mar, NSROC Region: 4.40% 2013 - Dec, NSROC Region: 4.22% 2013 - Sept, NSROC Region: 4.08% 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, June 2017. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.
Quarterly unemployment
Quarterly unemployment 2018 - June, NSROC Region: 13,720 people 2018 - Mar, NSROC Region: 13,538 people 2017 - Dec, NSROC Region: 13,908 people 2017 - Sept, NSROC Region: 14,634 people 2017 - June, NSROC Region: 14,672 people 2017 - Mar, NSROC Region: 15,885 people 2016 - Dec, NSROC Region: 16,439 people 2016 - Sept, NSROC Region: 15,818 people 2016 - June, NSROC Region: 15,664 people 2016 - Mar, NSROC Region: 14,544 people 2015 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,609 people 2015 - Sept, NSROC Region: 15,106 people 2015 - June, NSROC Region: 15,600 people 2015 - Mar, NSROC Region: 15,240 people 2014 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,950 people 2014 - Sept, NSROC Region: 14,731 people 2014 - June, NSROC Region: 14,318 people 2014 - Mar, NSROC Region: 14,867 people 2013 - Dec, NSROC Region: 14,145 people 2013 - Sept, NSROC Region: 13,524 people 2013 - June, NSROC Region: 12,846 people 2013 - Mar, NSROC Region: 13,260 people 2012 - Dec, NSROC Region: 13,627 people 2012 - Sept, NSROC Region: 13,636 people 2012 - June, NSROC Region: 13,675 people 2012 - Mar, NSROC Region: 12,821 people 2011 - Dec, NSROC Region: 12,295 people 2011 - Sept, NSROC Region: 11,427 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, June 2017. 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 %
2018
June13,720360,967+3.80+4.47+4.90+5.40
March13,538351,321+3.85+4.51+4.90+5.50
2017
December13,908345,774+4.02+4.61+4.70+5.50
September14,634343,142+4.26+4.72+4.70+5.50
June14,672341,646+4.29+4.78+4.80+5.60
March15,885346,118+4.59+4.88+5.00+5.80
2016
December16,439349,800+4.70+4.90+5.00+5.80
September15,818351,650+4.50+4.89+5.00+5.70
June15,664352,674+4.44+5.06+5.10+5.70
March14,544352,955+4.12+5.06+5.20+5.70
2015
December14,609353,753+4.13+5.11+5.30+5.80
September15,106351,927+4.29+5.25+5.70+6.00
June15,600347,914+4.48+5.20+5.80+6.10
March15,240341,906+4.46+5.24+5.90+6.10
2014
December14,950338,285+4.42+5.23+6.10+6.30
September14,731336,564+4.38+5.34+5.90+6.20
June14,318336,476+4.26+5.40+5.60+6.00
March14,867337,733+4.40+5.42+5.50+5.90
2013
December14,145335,413+4.22+5.38+5.80+5.80
September13,524331,827+4.08+5.15+5.80+5.80
June12,846329,672+3.90+4.91+5.60+5.70
March13,260327,499+4.05+4.87+5.40+5.50
2012
December13,627327,556+4.16+4.83+5.10+5.40
September13,636329,332+4.14+4.96+5.00+5.30
June13,675330,007+4.14+5.08+5.00+5.20
March12,821328,695+3.90+5.12+5.00+5.10
2011
December12,295326,234+3.77+5.06+5.20+5.20
September11,427322,846+3.54+4.89+5.30+5.20
June11,000320,110+3.44+4.83+5.20+5.00
March10,655317,730+3.35+4.89+5.10+5.00
2010
December10,217315,521+3.24+5.01+5.00+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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