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Unemployment

In the 2019 March quarter, the unemployment rate in Tamworth Regional Council was 5.94%.

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, New South Wales: 4.30% 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: 5.10% 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% 2019 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.14% 2018 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.56% 2018 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.61% 2018 - June, Regional NSW : 5.63% 2018 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.42% 2017 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.26% 2017 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - June, Regional NSW : 5.28% 2017 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2016 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.52% 2016 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.76% 2016 - June, Regional NSW : 6.06% 2016 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.53% 2015 - Dec, Regional NSW : 7.08% 2015 - Sept, Regional NSW : 7.35% 2015 - June, Regional NSW : 7.38% 2015 - Mar, Regional NSW : 7.19% 2014 - Dec, Regional NSW : 6.76% 2014 - Sept, Regional NSW : 6.45% 2014 - June, Regional NSW : 6.19% 2014 - Mar, Regional NSW : 6.09% 2013 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.94% 2013 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.84% 2013 - June, Regional NSW : 5.81% 2013 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.59% 2012 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.44% 2012 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - June, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2012 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.35% 2011 - Dec, Regional NSW : 5.39% 2011 - Sept, Regional NSW : 5.48% 2011 - June, Regional NSW : 5.43% 2011 - Mar, Regional NSW : 5.51% 2019 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.94% 2018 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.20% 2018 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.37% 2018 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.08% 2018 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.47% 2017 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.76% 2017 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.91% 2017 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.54% 2017 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.57% 2016 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.99% 2016 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.29% 2016 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.29% 2016 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.93% 2015 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 8.08% 2015 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.93% 2015 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.86% 2015 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.91% 2014 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.94% 2014 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.71% 2014 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.11% 2014 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.38% 2013 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.75% 2013 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.66% 2013 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.80% 2013 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.95% 2012 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 5.67% 2012 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.06% 2012 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.47% 2012 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.99% 2011 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.65% 2011 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.64% 2011 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 7.02% 2011 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 6.42%
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, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,780 people 2018 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,843 people 2018 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,890 people 2018 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,790 people 2018 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,597 people 2017 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,651 people 2017 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,677 people 2017 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,883 people 2017 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,926 people 2016 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,106 people 2016 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,186 people 2016 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,158 people 2016 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,340 people 2015 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,359 people 2015 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,328 people 2015 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,309 people 2015 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,273 people 2014 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,981 people 2014 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,903 people 2014 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,709 people 2014 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,541 people 2013 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,656 people 2013 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,612 people 2013 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,643 people 2013 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,647 people 2012 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,563 people 2012 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,706 people 2012 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,866 people 2012 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,041 people 2011 - Dec, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,245 people 2011 - Sept, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,238 people 2011 - June, Tamworth Regional Council: 2,039 people 2011 - Mar, Tamworth Regional Council: 1,867 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
Tamworth Regional CouncilRegional NSW New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2019
March1,78029,950+5.94+5.14+4.30+5.10
2018
December1,84329,716+6.20+5.56+4.30+5.00
September1,89029,686+6.37+5.61+4.50+5.20
June1,79029,453+6.08+5.63+4.80+5.40
March1,59729,188+5.47+5.42+4.90+5.50
2017
December1,65128,640+5.76+5.26+4.80+5.50
September1,67728,365+5.91+5.28+4.70+5.50
June1,88328,793+6.54+5.28+4.80+5.60
March1,92629,310+6.57+5.39+5.00+5.70
2016
December2,10630,112+6.99+5.52+5.10+5.80
September2,18630,005+7.29+5.76+5.00+5.60
June2,15829,589+7.29+6.06+5.00+5.60
March2,34029,527+7.93+6.53+5.20+5.70
2015
December2,35929,197+8.08+7.08+5.30+5.80
September2,32829,367+7.93+7.35+5.70+6.00
June2,30929,374+7.86+7.38+5.80+6.10
March2,27328,739+7.91+7.19+5.90+6.10
2014
December1,98128,561+6.94+6.76+6.10+6.30
September1,90328,357+6.71+6.45+5.90+6.20
June1,70927,986+6.11+6.19+5.60+6.00
March1,54128,618+5.38+6.09+5.50+5.80
2013
December1,65628,806+5.75+5.94+5.80+5.80
September1,61228,459+5.66+5.84+5.80+5.80
June1,64328,344+5.80+5.81+5.60+5.70
March1,64727,681+5.95+5.59+5.40+5.50
2012
December1,56327,550+5.67+5.44+5.10+5.40
September1,70628,162+6.06+5.35+5.00+5.30
June1,86628,825+6.47+5.35+5.00+5.20
March2,04129,185+6.99+5.35+5.00+5.10
2011
December2,24529,346+7.65+5.39+5.20+5.20
September2,23829,287+7.64+5.48+5.30+5.20
June2,03929,031+7.02+5.43+5.20+5.00
March1,86729,065+6.42+5.51+5.10+5.00
2010
December1,82828,964+6.31+5.70+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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