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City of Palmerston LGA

Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in the City of Palmerston LGA was 4.52%.

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, Northern Territory: 4.10% 2018 - Mar, Northern Territory: 4.20% 2017 - Dec, Northern Territory: 4.40% 2017 - Sept, Northern Territory: 4.20% 2017 - June, Northern Territory: 3.40% 2017 - Mar, Northern Territory: 3.20% 2016 - Dec, Northern Territory: 3.40% 2016 - Sept, Northern Territory: 3.50% 2016 - June, Northern Territory: 3.70% 2016 - Mar, Northern Territory: 4.10% 2015 - Dec, Northern Territory: 4.10% 2015 - Sept, Northern Territory: 4.50% 2015 - June, Northern Territory: 4.50% 2015 - Mar, Northern Territory: 4.20% 2014 - Dec, Northern Territory: 3.70% 2014 - Sept, Northern Territory: 3.70% 2014 - June, Northern Territory: 3.80% 2014 - Mar, Northern Territory: 3.70% 2013 - Dec, Northern Territory: 4.10% 2013 - Sept, Northern Territory: 5.20% 2013 - June, Northern Territory: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Northern Territory: 5.10% 2012 - Dec, Northern Territory: 4.30% 2012 - Sept, Northern Territory: 4.00% 2012 - June, Northern Territory: 4.10% 2012 - Mar, Northern Territory: 4.20% 2011 - Dec, Northern Territory: 4.50% 2011 - Sept, Northern Territory: 4.00% 2011 - June, Northern Territory: 3.50% 2011 - Mar, Northern Territory: 2.80% 2018 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.57% 2018 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.39% 2017 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.46% 2017 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.34% 2017 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.25% 2017 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.29% 2016 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.43% 2016 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.35% 2016 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.41% 2016 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.48% 2015 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.22% 2015 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.20% 2015 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.38% 2015 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.21% 2014 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.06% 2014 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.07% 2014 - June, Greater Darwin : 2.99% 2014 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.06% 2013 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.09% 2013 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.24% 2013 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.08% 2013 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.15% 2012 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.39% 2012 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 3.37% 2012 - June, Greater Darwin : 3.36% 2012 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 3.32% 2011 - Dec, Greater Darwin : 3.07% 2011 - Sept, Greater Darwin : 2.81% 2011 - June, Greater Darwin : 2.77% 2011 - Mar, Greater Darwin : 2.76% 2018 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 4.52% 2018 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 4.27% 2017 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 4.33% 2017 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 4.15% 2017 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.97% 2017 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.89% 2016 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.98% 2016 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.89% 2016 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.90% 2016 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 4.01% 2015 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.71% 2015 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.62% 2015 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.83% 2015 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.59% 2014 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.32% 2014 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.30% 2014 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.23% 2014 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.33% 2013 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.40% 2013 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.55% 2013 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.35% 2013 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.37% 2012 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.57% 2012 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.53% 2012 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.47% 2012 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.41% 2011 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 3.14% 2011 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 2.87% 2011 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 2.84% 2011 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 2.85%
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, City of Palmerston LGA: 951 people 2018 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 891 people 2017 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 899 people 2017 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 859 people 2017 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 821 people 2017 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 807 people 2016 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 831 people 2016 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 813 people 2016 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 816 people 2016 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 835 people 2015 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 764 people 2015 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 734 people 2015 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 764 people 2015 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 710 people 2014 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 655 people 2014 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 648 people 2014 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 627 people 2014 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 637 people 2013 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 638 people 2013 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 654 people 2013 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 605 people 2013 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 596 people 2012 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 617 people 2012 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 599 people 2012 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 581 people 2012 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 570 people 2011 - Dec, City of Palmerston LGA: 524 people 2011 - Sept, City of Palmerston LGA: 480 people 2011 - June, City of Palmerston LGA: 476 people 2011 - Mar, City of Palmerston LGA: 474 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
City of Palmerston LGAGreater Darwin Northern TerritoryAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
June95121,063+4.52+3.57+4.10+5.40
March89120,868+4.27+3.39+4.20+5.50
2017
December89920,746+4.33+3.46+4.40+5.50
September85920,698+4.15+3.34+4.20+5.50
June82120,699+3.97+3.25+3.40+5.60
March80720,748+3.89+3.29+3.20+5.80
2016
December83120,862+3.98+3.43+3.40+5.80
September81320,902+3.89+3.35+3.50+5.70
June81620,941+3.90+3.41+3.70+5.70
March83520,819+4.01+3.48+4.10+5.70
2015
December76420,598+3.71+3.22+4.10+5.80
September73420,290+3.62+3.20+4.50+6.00
June76419,948+3.83+3.38+4.50+6.10
March71019,794+3.59+3.21+4.20+6.10
2014
December65519,707+3.32+3.06+3.70+6.30
September64819,613+3.30+3.07+3.70+6.20
June62719,424+3.23+2.99+3.80+6.00
March63719,108+3.33+3.06+3.70+5.90
2013
December63818,753+3.40+3.09+4.10+5.80
September65418,404+3.55+3.24+5.20+5.80
June60518,076+3.35+3.08+5.80+5.70
March59617,676+3.37+3.15+5.10+5.50
2012
December61717,275+3.57+3.39+4.30+5.40
September59916,950+3.53+3.37+4.00+5.30
June58116,730+3.47+3.36+4.10+5.20
March57016,707+3.41+3.32+4.20+5.10
2011
December52416,703+3.14+3.07+4.50+5.20
September48016,732+2.87+2.81+4.00+5.20
June47616,770+2.84+2.77+3.50+5.00
March47416,623+2.85+2.76+2.80+5.00
2010
December50816,454+3.09+2.94+2.60+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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