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Southern Flinders Region

Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Southern Flinders Region was 10.26%.

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, Southern Flinders Region: 10.26% 2018 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 8.98% 2018 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 9.19% 2018 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 9.26% 2018 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 9.24% 2017 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 8.38% 2017 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 7.40% 2017 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 6.94% 2017 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 7.71% 2016 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 8.19% 2016 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 10.58% 2016 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 11.69% 2016 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 11.87% 2015 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 12.69% 2015 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 11.53% 2015 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 10.62% 2015 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 10.38% 2014 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 10.61% 2014 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 10.45% 2014 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 10.10% 2014 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 9.85% 2013 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 8.33% 2013 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 7.53% 2013 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 7.17% 2013 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 6.29% 2012 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 6.43% 2012 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 6.49% 2012 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 6.41% 2012 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 5.98% 2011 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 5.56% 2011 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 5.06% 2011 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 5.20% 2011 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 5.35%
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, Southern Flinders Region: 1,281 people 2018 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,116 people 2018 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 1,146 people 2018 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 1,169 people 2018 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 1,168 people 2017 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,049 people 2017 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 931 people 2017 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 858 people 2017 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 958 people 2016 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,016 people 2016 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 1,331 people 2016 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 1,514 people 2016 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 1,577 people 2015 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,752 people 2015 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 1,613 people 2015 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 1,481 people 2015 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 1,404 people 2014 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,404 people 2014 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 1,373 people 2014 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 1,306 people 2014 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 1,267 people 2013 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 1,057 people 2013 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 935 people 2013 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 882 people 2013 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 780 people 2012 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 807 people 2012 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 830 people 2012 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 834 people 2012 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 780 people 2011 - Dec, Southern Flinders Region: 715 people 2011 - Sept, Southern Flinders Region: 640 people 2011 - June, Southern Flinders Region: 650 people 2011 - Mar, Southern Flinders Region: 659 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
Southern Flinders RegionRegional SA South AustraliaAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March1,28112,484+10.26+5.33+5.90+5.10
2018
December1,11612,426+8.98+4.96+5.90+5.00
September1,14612,471+9.19+5.11+5.60+5.20
June1,16912,622+9.26+5.24+5.60+5.40
March1,16812,644+9.24+5.72+5.80+5.50
2017
December1,04912,518+8.38+5.76+5.90+5.50
September93112,578+7.40+5.67+5.90+5.50
June85812,367+6.94+5.69+6.40+5.60
March95812,426+7.71+5.65+6.70+5.70
2016
December1,01612,400+8.19+5.82+6.60+5.80
September1,33112,580+10.58+6.24+6.80+5.60
June1,51412,952+11.69+6.74+6.80+5.60
March1,57713,290+11.87+7.10+6.90+5.70
2015
December1,75213,802+12.69+7.33+7.10+5.80
September1,61313,989+11.53+7.19+7.70+6.00
June1,48113,940+10.62+6.83+7.60+6.10
March1,40413,529+10.38+6.72+6.90+6.10
2014
December1,40413,238+10.61+6.84+6.70+6.30
September1,37313,135+10.45+6.76+6.70+6.20
June1,30612,933+10.10+7.01+6.80+6.00
March1,26712,857+9.85+6.61+6.80+5.80
2013
December1,05712,687+8.33+6.22+6.80+5.80
September93512,415+7.53+6.14+6.70+5.80
June88212,299+7.17+5.69+6.20+5.70
March78012,394+6.29+5.61+5.90+5.50
2012
December80712,556+6.43+5.27+5.80+5.40
September83012,786+6.49+5.04+5.60+5.30
June83413,017+6.41+4.90+5.40+5.20
March78013,037+5.98+4.74+5.30+5.10
2011
December71512,852+5.56+4.86+5.30+5.20
September64012,654+5.06+4.97+5.10+5.20
June65012,507+5.20+5.07+5.20+5.00
March65912,329+5.35+5.28+5.50+5.00
2010
December61312,412+4.94+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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