Boost for job figures
NEW Australian Bureau of Statistics figures reveal Penrith’s unemployment rate in the June quarter was 4.13 per cent, down from 5.41 per cent in June 2015.
Unemployment in Penrith has decreased over the past two years by 2.6 per cent and in the past year by 1.28 per cent.
The figures also highlighted there were 100,543 working residents in Penrith city to the year ending June 2015. And every day, 65,000 of them travel to jobs outside of the city.