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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Port Pirie Regional Council area was 12.84%.

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, South Australia: 5.90% 2018 - Dec, South Australia: 5.90% 2018 - Sept, South Australia: 5.60% 2018 - June, South Australia: 5.60% 2018 - Mar, South Australia: 5.80% 2017 - Dec, South Australia: 5.90% 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: 6.80% 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: 7.60% 2015 - Mar, South Australia: 6.90% 2014 - Dec, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - Sept, South Australia: 6.70% 2014 - June, South Australia: 6.80% 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: 5.80% 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% 2019 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.33% 2018 - Dec, Regional SA : 4.96% 2018 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.11% 2018 - June, Regional SA : 5.24% 2018 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.72% 2017 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.76% 2017 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.67% 2017 - June, Regional SA : 5.69% 2017 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.65% 2016 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.82% 2016 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.24% 2016 - June, Regional SA : 6.74% 2016 - Mar, Regional SA : 7.10% 2015 - Dec, Regional SA : 7.33% 2015 - Sept, Regional SA : 7.19% 2015 - June, Regional SA : 6.83% 2015 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.72% 2014 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.84% 2014 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.76% 2014 - June, Regional SA : 7.01% 2014 - Mar, Regional SA : 6.61% 2013 - Dec, Regional SA : 6.22% 2013 - Sept, Regional SA : 6.14% 2013 - June, Regional SA : 5.69% 2013 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.61% 2012 - Dec, Regional SA : 5.27% 2012 - Sept, Regional SA : 5.04% 2012 - June, Regional SA : 4.90% 2012 - Mar, Regional SA : 4.74% 2011 - Dec, Regional SA : 4.86% 2011 - Sept, Regional SA : 4.97% 2011 - June, Regional SA : 5.07% 2011 - Mar, Regional SA : 5.28% 2019 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.84% 2018 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 11.21% 2018 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 11.43% 2018 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 11.56% 2018 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 11.55% 2017 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 10.55% 2017 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 9.33% 2017 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 8.61% 2017 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 9.46% 2016 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 10.04% 2016 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 13.12% 2016 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 14.49% 2016 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 14.80% 2015 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 15.83% 2015 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 14.34% 2015 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 13.28% 2015 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.93% 2014 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 13.17% 2014 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.90% 2014 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.47% 2014 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 12.14% 2013 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 10.23% 2013 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 9.32% 2013 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 8.86% 2013 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.80% 2012 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.99% 2012 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 8.08% 2012 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.97% 2012 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 7.36% 2011 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.72% 2011 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 5.97% 2011 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.11% 2011 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 6.36%
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, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 999 people 2018 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 868 people 2018 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 888 people 2018 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 909 people 2018 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 910 people 2017 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 823 people 2017 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 731 people 2017 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 663 people 2017 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 731 people 2016 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 774 people 2016 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,026 people 2016 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,166 people 2016 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,222 people 2015 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,358 people 2015 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,247 people 2015 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,151 people 2015 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,088 people 2014 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,084 people 2014 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 1,051 people 2014 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 998 people 2014 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 964 people 2013 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 800 people 2013 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 713 people 2013 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 671 people 2013 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 595 people 2012 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 617 people 2012 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 635 people 2012 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 638 people 2012 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 590 people 2011 - Dec, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 531 people 2011 - Sept, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 464 people 2011 - June, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 469 people 2011 - Mar, Port Pirie Regional Council area: 481 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
Port Pirie Regional Council areaRegional SA South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March9997,778+12.84+5.33+5.90+5.10
2018
December8687,743+11.21+4.96+5.90+5.00
September8887,770+11.43+5.11+5.60+5.20
June9097,863+11.56+5.24+5.60+5.40
March9107,877+11.55+5.72+5.80+5.50
2017
December8237,799+10.55+5.76+5.90+5.50
September7317,832+9.33+5.67+5.90+5.50
June6637,697+8.61+5.69+6.40+5.60
March7317,729+9.46+5.65+6.70+5.70
2016
December7747,709+10.04+5.82+6.60+5.80
September1,0267,819+13.12+6.24+6.80+5.60
June1,1668,049+14.49+6.74+6.80+5.60
March1,2228,258+14.80+7.10+6.90+5.70
2015
December1,3588,577+15.83+7.33+7.10+5.80
September1,2478,697+14.34+7.19+7.70+6.00
June1,1518,668+13.28+6.83+7.60+6.10
March1,0888,413+12.93+6.72+6.90+6.10
2014
December1,0848,232+13.17+6.84+6.70+6.30
September1,0518,147+12.90+6.76+6.70+6.20
June9988,004+12.47+7.01+6.80+6.00
March9647,940+12.14+6.61+6.80+5.80
2013
December8007,818+10.23+6.22+6.80+5.80
September7137,648+9.32+6.14+6.70+5.80
June6717,573+8.86+5.69+6.20+5.70
March5957,629+7.80+5.61+5.90+5.50
2012
December6177,725+7.99+5.27+5.80+5.40
September6357,863+8.08+5.04+5.60+5.30
June6388,002+7.97+4.90+5.40+5.20
March5908,013+7.36+4.74+5.30+5.10
2011
December5317,897+6.72+4.86+5.30+5.20
September4647,772+5.97+4.97+5.10+5.20
June4697,676+6.11+5.07+5.20+5.00
March4817,561+6.36+5.28+5.50+5.00
2010
December4537,607+5.96+5.02+5.60+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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