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Labour Market

Quarterly unemployment rate

labour market

Labour force by Local Government

Sub-region / LGA
Quarterly unemployment rate (%) Total labour force
Dec 2017 Mar 2018 June 2018 Sept 2018 Sept
2018
Preston region
Bunbury 7.9 8.7 9.5 9.1 18,598
Capel 3.8 4.2 4.5 4.3 10,720
Collie 9.5
10.6 11.7 11.3 4,526
Dardanup 3.7
4.2 4.6 4.5 8,472
Donnybrook-Balingup 4.7
5.2 5.8 5.8 3,377
Harvey 4.5 5.0 5.5 5.3 15,911
Vasse region
Augusta-Margaret River 3.0 3.2 3.6 3.6 9,437
Busselton 4.4
4.8 5.2 5.0 21,863
Blackwood region
Boyup Brook 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.3 944
Bridgetown-Greenbushes 4.6 5.0 5.4 5.3 2,567
Manjimup 5.2 5.6 6.3 6.2 5,443
Nannup 3.9 4.4 5.0 5.3 734
TOTAL SOUTH WEST 5.1 5.66.15.9102,592

Source
Department of Employment, Small Area Labour Markets (smoothed data series).