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Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the Limestone Coast region was 3.32%.

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, South Australia: 5.70% 2018 - Mar, South Australia: 5.90% 2017 - Dec, South Australia: 6.00% 2017 - Sept, South Australia: 5.90% 2017 - June, South Australia: 6.40% 2017 - Mar, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - Dec, South Australia: 6.60% 2016 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2016 - June, South Australia: 6.80% 2016 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2015 - Dec, South Australia: 7.10% 2015 - Sept, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - June, South Australia: 7.70% 2015 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2014 - Dec, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - June, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Mar, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Dec, South Australia: 6.80% 2013 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2013 - June, South Australia: 6.20% 2013 - Mar, South Australia: 5.90% 2012 - Dec, South Australia: 5.90% 2012 - Sept, South Australia: 5.60% 2012 - June, South Australia: 5.40% 2012 - Mar, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Dec, South Australia: 5.30% 2011 - Sept, South Australia: 5.10% 2011 - June, South Australia: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, South Australia: 5.50% 2018 - June, Regional SA : 5.10% 2018 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.59% 2017 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.67% 2017 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.62% 2017 - June, Regional SA : 5.65% 2017 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.64% 2016 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.82% 2016 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.21% 2016 - June, Regional SA : 6.74% 2016 - Mar, Regional SA : 7.13% 2015 - Dec, Regional SA : 7.41% 2015 - Sept, Regional SA : 7.32% 2015 - June, Regional SA : 6.94% 2015 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.77% 2014 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.81% 2014 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.70% 2014 - June, Regional SA : 6.98% 2014 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.61% 2013 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.26% 2013 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.18% 2013 - June, Regional SA : 5.71% 2013 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.64% 2012 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.28% 2012 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.05% 2012 - June, Regional SA : 4.94% 2012 - Mar, Regional SA : 4.80% 2011 - Dec, Regional SA : 4.94% 2011 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.08% 2011 - June, Regional SA : 5.20% 2011 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.43% 2018 - June, Limestone Coast region: 3.32% 2018 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 3.71% 2017 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 4.05% 2017 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 4.25% 2017 - June, Limestone Coast region: 4.31% 2017 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 4.35% 2016 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 4.47% 2016 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 4.53% 2016 - June, Limestone Coast region: 5.20% 2016 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 5.80% 2015 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 6.42% 2015 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 6.80% 2015 - June, Limestone Coast region: 6.32% 2015 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 5.68% 2014 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 4.98% 2014 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 4.78% 2014 - June, Limestone Coast region: 5.29% 2014 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 5.30% 2013 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 5.36% 2013 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 5.32% 2013 - June, Limestone Coast region: 4.71% 2013 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 4.79% 2012 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 4.34% 2012 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 4.12% 2012 - June, Limestone Coast region: 4.27% 2012 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 4.20% 2011 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 4.51% 2011 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 4.72% 2011 - June, Limestone Coast region: 4.84% 2011 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 5.16%
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, Limestone Coast region: 1,212 people 2018 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,341 people 2017 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,449 people 2017 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,498 people 2017 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,527 people 2017 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,564 people 2016 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,619 people 2016 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,642 people 2016 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,862 people 2016 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 2,019 people 2015 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 2,202 people 2015 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 2,344 people 2015 - June, Limestone Coast region: 2,193 people 2015 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 2,010 people 2014 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,777 people 2014 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,707 people 2014 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,889 people 2014 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,887 people 2013 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,886 people 2013 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,875 people 2013 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,648 people 2013 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,671 people 2012 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,521 people 2012 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,442 people 2012 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,497 people 2012 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,469 people 2011 - Dec, Limestone Coast region: 1,579 people 2011 - Sept, Limestone Coast region: 1,651 people 2011 - June, Limestone Coast region: 1,699 people 2011 - Mar, Limestone Coast region: 1,813 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
Limestone Coast regionRegional SA South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
June1,21236,561+3.32+5.10+5.70+5.40
March1,34136,110+3.71+5.59+5.90+5.50
2017
December1,44935,768+4.05+5.67+6.00+5.50
September1,49835,280+4.25+5.62+5.90+5.50
June1,52735,451+4.31+5.65+6.40+5.60
March1,56435,995+4.35+5.64+6.70+5.80
2016
December1,61936,216+4.47+5.82+6.60+5.80
September1,64236,267+4.53+6.21+6.70+5.70
June1,86235,802+5.20+6.74+6.80+5.70
March2,01934,814+5.80+7.13+6.90+5.70
2015
December2,20234,319+6.42+7.41+7.10+5.80
September2,34434,481+6.80+7.32+7.70+6.00
June2,19334,711+6.32+6.94+7.70+6.10
March2,01035,402+5.68+6.77+6.90+6.10
2014
December1,77735,689+4.98+6.81+6.70+6.30
September1,70735,737+4.78+6.70+6.70+6.20
June1,88935,736+5.29+6.98+6.70+6.00
March1,88735,579+5.30+6.61+6.80+5.90
2013
December1,88635,192+5.36+6.26+6.80+5.80
September1,87535,215+5.32+6.18+6.70+5.80
June1,64835,007+4.71+5.71+6.20+5.70
March1,67134,852+4.79+5.64+5.90+5.50
2012
December1,52135,036+4.34+5.28+5.90+5.40
September1,44235,016+4.12+5.05+5.60+5.30
June1,49735,073+4.27+4.94+5.40+5.20
March1,46935,009+4.20+4.80+5.30+5.10
2011
December1,57934,977+4.51+4.94+5.30+5.20
September1,65134,992+4.72+5.08+5.10+5.20
June1,69935,103+4.84+5.20+5.20+5.00
March1,81335,158+5.16+5.43+5.50+5.00
2010
December1,73935,069+4.96+5.16+5.60+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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