Number of Unemployed

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Calare Electorate

Dear Department of Social Services,

Total number of people on Newstart Allowance, per location, per month/year

1. Calare Electorate
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December
2. Orange
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December
3. Bathurst
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December
4. Mudgee
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December
5. Lithgow
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December
6. Cowra
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
January through to December

It would be appreciated if the department could break up the years into monthly periods for example.

Location- Orange NSW
Date - January 2014
Newstart Recipients - 584
Location- Orange NSW
February 2014 -
Newstart Recipients- 632

Yours faithfully,

Calare Electorate

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Dear Calare Electorate,

Thank-you for your email. Monthly data is not readily available, however the attached spreadsheet contains the number of Newstart recipients, in the areas requested, quarterly from March 2014 to March 2018. This data has been sourced from publically available reports (see attached for details).

Thanks again,

Income Support Information
Department of Social Services

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FOI, Department of Social Services

Good afternoon Calare Electorate,

I note that the department has provided you with the below information administratively. This information was sourced from data already publically available.

As a result, I consider your FOI request to be finalised.

Kind regards,

Dr Melanie Beacroft
Assistant Director
Freedom of Information
Government and Executive Services Branch
Department of Social Services
P: 02 6146 0348 | E: [email address]

Please note: I do not work Wednesdays

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