Employment Rate in Australia remained unchanged at 62.30 percent in March from 62.30 percent in February of 2019. Employment Rate in Australia averaged 58.99 percent from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 62.90 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of 54 percent in April of 1983.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 4.90 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12791.51 12765.86 12791.51 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 679.97 662.91 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -22609.00 12447.00 72889.00 -73127.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 48264.00 -1731.00 74802.00 -80833.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 25655.00 10717.00 99141.00 -74913.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.10 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.30 100.70 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.60 102.20 103.60 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 166509.00 169432.00 258084.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1225.30 1207.40 1225.30 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1340.30 1304.50 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.30 62.30 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. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.30 62.30 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.70 Feb/19
Switzerland 80.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 77.70 Sep/18
Germany 76.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom 76.10 Jan/19
France 66.10 Dec/18
Spain 64.00 Dec/18
Australia 62.30 Mar/19
Canada 61.90 Mar/19
United States 60.60 Mar/19
South Korea 60.10 Dec/18
Japan 60.00 Feb/19
Russia 59.10 Feb/19
Italy 58.60 Feb/19
Brazil 53.90 Feb/19
Turkey 45.90 Jan/19
South Africa 43.34 Dec/18
Argentina 42.20 Dec/18


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