Employment Rate in Australia increased to 61.20 percent in October from 60.40 percent in September of 2020. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Rate in Australia averaged 59.08 percent from 1978 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 62.90 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of 54 percent in April of 1983. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2021.

Employment Rate in Australia is expected to be 59.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Australia to stand at 60.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Rate is projected to trend around 60.50 percent in 2021 and 62.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.20 60.40 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2020 percent Monthly
SA

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.80 7.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12860.70 12770.70 12999.96 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 942.10 959.40 1008.30 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 5800.00 81700.00 251875.00 -371435.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 84200.00 97000.00 97000.00 -236000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 90000.00 180300.00 227800.00 -607400.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 65.80 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 15.60 15.50 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 92.60 94.00 104.80 43.30 points [+]
Productivity 100.20 100.00 104.21 55.70 points [+]
Job Vacancies 206.00 129.20 232.30 26.80 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 159156.00 145684.00 255930.00 64801.00 [+]
Wages 1304.70 1257.00 1304.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1381.30 1350.60 1381.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.40 1.80 4.30 1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 753.80 740.80 753.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.60 25.18 25.60 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.50 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.50 66.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 61.20 60.40 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Employment Rate
In Australia, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.