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Unemployment

In the 2018 December quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Parramatta was 4.01%.

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 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, 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: 5.00% 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% 2018 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.29% 2018 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.39% 2018 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.46% 2018 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.51% 2017 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.61% 2017 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.72% 2017 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.77% 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 : 5.41% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.38% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.15% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.91% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.86% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.82% 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 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4.01% 2018 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3.61% 2018 - June, City of Parramatta: 3.43% 2018 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 3.19% 2017 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 3.30% 2017 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3.56% 2017 - June, City of Parramatta: 3.56% 2017 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 3.80% 2016 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 3.65% 2016 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3.87% 2016 - June, City of Parramatta: 4.30% 2016 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4.24% 2015 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4.31% 2015 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4.03% 2015 - June, City of Parramatta: 4.00% 2015 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4.13% 2014 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4.30% 2014 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4.76% 2014 - June, City of Parramatta: 4.94% 2014 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 5.01% 2013 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 5.08% 2013 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4.78% 2013 - June, City of Parramatta: 4.10% 2013 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 3.72% 2012 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 3.32% 2012 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3.30% 2012 - June, City of Parramatta: 3.57% 2012 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 3.78% 2011 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 3.73% 2011 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3.61% 2011 - June, City of Parramatta: 3.73% 2011 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 3.87%
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, City of Parramatta: 5,457 people 2018 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4,790 people 2018 - June, City of Parramatta: 4,512 people 2018 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4,189 people 2017 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4,330 people 2017 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4,666 people 2017 - June, City of Parramatta: 4,643 people 2017 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4,888 people 2016 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4,639 people 2016 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 4,878 people 2016 - June, City of Parramatta: 5,397 people 2016 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 5,332 people 2015 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 5,393 people 2015 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 5,001 people 2015 - June, City of Parramatta: 4,930 people 2015 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 5,038 people 2014 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 5,173 people 2014 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 5,630 people 2014 - June, City of Parramatta: 5,765 people 2014 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 5,755 people 2013 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 5,778 people 2013 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 5,389 people 2013 - June, City of Parramatta: 4,587 people 2013 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4,147 people 2012 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 3,697 people 2012 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3,679 people 2012 - June, City of Parramatta: 3,968 people 2012 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4,188 people 2011 - Dec, City of Parramatta: 4,099 people 2011 - Sept, City of Parramatta: 3,949 people 2011 - June, City of Parramatta: 4,047 people 2011 - Mar, City of Parramatta: 4,114 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
City of ParramattaGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
December5,457136,015+4.01+4.29+4.30+5.00
September4,790132,637+3.61+4.39+4.50+5.20
June4,512131,649+3.43+4.46+4.80+5.40
March4,189131,273+3.19+4.51+4.90+5.50
2017
December4,330131,178+3.30+4.61+4.80+5.50
September4,666131,214+3.56+4.72+4.70+5.50
June4,643130,568+3.56+4.77+4.80+5.60
March4,888128,657+3.80+4.88+5.00+5.80
2016
December4,639127,175+3.65+4.90+5.00+5.80
September4,878126,145+3.87+4.89+5.00+5.70
June5,397125,642+4.30+5.06+5.00+5.60
March5,332125,773+4.24+5.06+5.20+5.70
2015
December5,393125,234+4.31+5.11+5.30+5.80
September5,001124,215+4.03+5.25+5.70+6.00
June4,930123,252+4.00+5.20+5.80+6.10
March5,038121,889+4.13+5.24+5.90+6.10
2014
December5,173120,420+4.30+5.23+6.10+6.30
September5,630118,312+4.76+5.34+5.90+6.20
June5,765116,768+4.94+5.40+5.60+6.00
March5,755114,895+5.01+5.41+5.50+5.80
2013
December5,778113,845+5.08+5.38+5.80+5.80
September5,389112,801+4.78+5.15+5.80+5.80
June4,587111,755+4.10+4.91+5.60+5.70
March4,147111,361+3.72+4.86+5.40+5.50
2012
December3,697111,240+3.32+4.82+5.10+5.40
September3,679111,481+3.30+4.96+5.00+5.30
June3,968111,180+3.57+5.08+5.00+5.20
March4,188110,850+3.78+5.12+5.00+5.10
2011
December4,099109,981+3.73+5.06+5.20+5.20
September3,949109,364+3.61+4.89+5.30+5.20
June4,047108,434+3.73+4.83+5.20+5.00
March4,114106,426+3.87+4.89+5.10+5.00
2010
December4,381104,155+4.21+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, December 2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts.

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