Boost for job fig­ures

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

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.

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