Nov 2008 – RUIN

  • 0

Nov 2008 – RUIN

Category:Labour Market

Regional Unemployment Index (RUIN) November – 2008

Towards the end of 2008, it was apparent Australia was entering a major downturn which could become a recession. This was seen as an excellent opportunity for a  demographic profiling company like ADS to take a closer look at labour market statistics at a regional level, showing profiles of the demographic groups most likely to be impacted first and most severely by the GFC, to monitor the downturn and to profile the first groups to lead the recovery.

Losing a job, making ends meet, and getting another job are pretty significant events in the lives of Australians and worthy of study. A number of statisticians and mappers have assisted in the project, which has been largely pro bono and quarterly reports have been prepared when time allowed. We thank Business Geographics and Dr Otto Hellwig of MDS and also the Local Government Association of Queensland, The Australian Financial Review and The Australian, for their support at various times since 2008.

The reports have been prepared as an education exercise and are not intended to be used for any other purposes, including as an advisory tool for business and ADS takes no responsibility for those who use it for these purposes. The sampling errors are often large and raw regional data cannot easily be adjusted for seasonal trends.

Read Full Report – Regional Unemployment Index (RUIN) – Nov 2008

Disclaimer: The Labour Market reports and associated maps have been prepared as an educational and public relations exercise and have not been designed as an advisory tool for business and we take no responsibility for those who use either of them for these purposes. The sampling errors for smaller Labour Force regions are often large and the raw figures used cannot be easily adjusted for seasonal trends. The statistical significance of the profiles also need to be considered. We repeat, caution is urged in any interpretation of these statistics. We acknowledge and thank the Australian Bureau of Statistics for the provision of original data, Dr Otto Helwig of MDS for the HES micro simulation modelling and Phil Henry of Business Geographics for the mapping.


Leave a Reply


Recent News

2022 Federal Election Top Income Quartile Map
Australia votes on Saturday 21, 2022 and commented by John Black, former Labor Senator and Chief Executive of Australian Development Strategies
Key Swing Indicator Map for 2022 Federal Election
EGS Spatial Analyst and Senior Mapper Dr Jeanine McMullan has just recorded a new video
Covid Impacts For School Planners- Using available data from late 2021, the Education Geographics team calculated post-Covid spatial estimates from 2020 to 2031 on total population, pre-schoolers and school-aged children.
Allan Shaw, School Whisperer, Farewell to the best job in the world
Covid Vax Map Update 9-9-2021
Vaccination Rates by Age and Jabs by Family Income by Health Geographics

Vaccination Maps

Flyfishing - Lockdown Daydreaming | Freshwater Fly Fishermen

Lockdown Daydreaming

So far, so good. But what happens when we check out the profile of the 20 to 25 percent of jobs which come late to the party?
Rubbery Jobs Figures I had a little piece in The Australian today on some of the modelling and mapping work we’ve been doing recently at Education Geographics, mostly for schools.

Rubbery Jobs Figures

Marketing Strategies for Schools - Looking beyond covid, spatially, Education Geographics for School Management & Marketing Strategies for education institutions in Australia.

We Told You So..

What’s in an Age?

Covid Jobs update from John Black, CEO of Education Geographics, October 6, 2020.

Watching The Watchers

Eden Monaro By Election snapshot of results
Jobs Recovery was underway in May following intial hit in March / April.
The Eden-Monaro by-election will be held on July 4.
Impact on Australian Employment by COVID-19 21st May20 20
Total Job Losses Due To Covid 19
COVID 19 Map published in the The Australian
COVID-19 and the Impact of the jobs market on Non-Government school enrolments for 2021
New Historical Map of Arlington Shows What County Looked Like 100 Years Ago
How Data-Driven John Deere Wins the Market
Saving ‘Half of Earth’ to save humanity. On the occasion of the Half Earth Day, a look at what E.O. Wilson Foundation is doing to save the global biodiversity, and how organizations like Esri are contributing to the cause.