Employment Rate in Australia remained unchanged at 62.60 percent in December from 62.60 percent in November of 2019.

Employment Rate in Australia averaged 59.05 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. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Rate in Australia is expected to be 62.40 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 62.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Rate is projected to trend around 62.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Australia Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.60 62.60 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2019 percent Monthly
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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.

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.10 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12981.65 12952.75 12981.65 5997.67 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 693.14 706.00 960.15 364.70 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 29200.00 35100.00 72500.00 -73000.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -300.00 3300.00 74800.00 -80800.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 28900.00 38500.00 99200.00 -74900.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 66.00 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.50 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.20 103.40 104.20 43.30 points [+]
Productivity 100.10 99.90 104.21 55.70 points [+]
Job Vacancies 237.10 236.50 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 142569.00 152817.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.20 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.18 24.70 25.18 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 High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.60 62.60 62.90 54.00 percent [+]