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Unemployment

In the 2018 June quarter, the unemployment rate in Willoughby City was 4.06%.

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, New South Wales: 4.90% 2018 - Mar, New South Wales: 4.90% 2017 - Dec, New South Wales: 4.70% 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: 5.00% 2016 - Sept, New South Wales: 5.00% 2016 - June, New South Wales: 5.10% 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% 2018 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.47% 2018 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.51% 2017 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.61% 2017 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.72% 2017 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.78% 2017 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.88% 2016 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.90% 2016 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2016 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2016 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2015 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.11% 2015 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.25% 2015 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.20% 2015 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.24% 2014 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.23% 2014 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.34% 2014 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.40% 2014 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.42% 2013 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.38% 2013 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 5.15% 2013 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.91% 2013 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.87% 2012 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 4.83% 2012 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.96% 2012 - June, Greater Sydney : 5.08% 2012 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 5.12% 2011 - Dec, Greater Sydney : 5.06% 2011 - Sept, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2011 - June, Greater Sydney : 4.83% 2011 - Mar, Greater Sydney : 4.89% 2018 - June, Willoughby City: 4.06% 2018 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.10% 2017 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.24% 2017 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.19% 2017 - June, Willoughby City: 4.27% 2017 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.38% 2016 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.34% 2016 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.03% 2016 - June, Willoughby City: 3.82% 2016 - Mar, Willoughby City: 3.56% 2015 - Dec, Willoughby City: 3.71% 2015 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.11% 2015 - June, Willoughby City: 4.43% 2015 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.49% 2014 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.50% 2014 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.26% 2014 - June, Willoughby City: 4.16% 2014 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.18% 2013 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.14% 2013 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.06% 2013 - June, Willoughby City: 4.09% 2013 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.37% 2012 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.48% 2012 - Sept, Willoughby City: 4.63% 2012 - June, Willoughby City: 4.51% 2012 - Mar, Willoughby City: 4.30% 2011 - Dec, Willoughby City: 4.00% 2011 - Sept, Willoughby City: 3.70% 2011 - June, Willoughby City: 3.44% 2011 - Mar, Willoughby City: 3.28%
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, Willoughby City: 1,855 people 2018 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,827 people 2017 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,862 people 2017 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,818 people 2017 - June, Willoughby City: 1,845 people 2017 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,923 people 2016 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,925 people 2016 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,802 people 2016 - June, Willoughby City: 1,710 people 2016 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,591 people 2015 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,659 people 2015 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,816 people 2015 - June, Willoughby City: 1,920 people 2015 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,897 people 2014 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,873 people 2014 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,763 people 2014 - June, Willoughby City: 1,724 people 2014 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,752 people 2013 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,731 people 2013 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,691 people 2013 - June, Willoughby City: 1,703 people 2013 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,795 people 2012 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,824 people 2012 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,876 people 2012 - June, Willoughby City: 1,824 people 2012 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,736 people 2011 - Dec, Willoughby City: 1,601 people 2011 - Sept, Willoughby City: 1,472 people 2011 - June, Willoughby City: 1,368 people 2011 - Mar, Willoughby City: 1,300 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
Willoughby CityGreater Sydney New South WalesAustralia
QuarterUnemployed peopleLocal resident workersUnemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %Unemploym- ent rate %
2018
June1,85545,677+4.06+4.47+4.90+5.40
March1,82744,554+4.10+4.51+4.90+5.50
2017
December1,86243,945+4.24+4.61+4.70+5.50
September1,81843,431+4.19+4.72+4.70+5.50
June1,84543,237+4.27+4.78+4.80+5.60
March1,92343,855+4.38+4.88+5.00+5.80
2016
December1,92544,384+4.34+4.90+5.00+5.80
September1,80244,706+4.03+4.89+5.00+5.70
June1,71044,760+3.82+5.06+5.10+5.70
March1,59144,677+3.56+5.06+5.20+5.70
2015
December1,65944,695+3.71+5.11+5.30+5.80
September1,81644,189+4.11+5.25+5.70+6.00
June1,92043,371+4.43+5.20+5.80+6.10
March1,89742,294+4.49+5.24+5.90+6.10
2014
December1,87341,644+4.50+5.23+6.10+6.30
September1,76341,423+4.26+5.34+5.90+6.20
June1,72441,402+4.16+5.40+5.60+6.00
March1,75241,877+4.18+5.42+5.50+5.90
2013
December1,73141,836+4.14+5.38+5.80+5.80
September1,69141,677+4.06+5.15+5.80+5.80
June1,70341,658+4.09+4.91+5.60+5.70
March1,79541,065+4.37+4.87+5.40+5.50
2012
December1,82440,713+4.48+4.83+5.10+5.40
September1,87640,549+4.63+4.96+5.00+5.30
June1,82440,406+4.51+5.08+5.00+5.20
March1,73640,336+4.30+5.12+5.00+5.10
2011
December1,60140,046+4.00+5.06+5.20+5.20
September1,47239,801+3.70+4.89+5.30+5.20
June1,36839,739+3.44+4.83+5.20+5.00
March1,30039,665+3.28+4.89+5.10+5.00
2010
December1,26539,719+3.18+5.01+5.00+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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