Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia increased to 65.80 percent in April from 65.70 percent in March of 2019. Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.31 percent from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 65.80 percent in November of 2010 and a record low of 60.10 percent in April of 1983.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia is expected to be 65.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia to stand at 65.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-21 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.6% 65.6% 65.7%
2019-03-21 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.6% 65.7% 65.7% 65.6%
2019-04-18 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.6% 65.6% 65.7%
2019-05-16 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.8% 65.6% 65.7% 65.7%
2019-06-14 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.8%
2019-07-19 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.7%
2019-08-16 01:30 AM Participation Rate


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.10 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12822.91 12794.52 12822.91 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 703.85 682.62 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 34723.00 -21503.00 72942.00 -73115.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -6330.00 49164.00 74804.00 -80837.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 28393.00 27661.00 99143.00 -74913.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 11.70 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.30 100.50 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.60 102.60 103.60 44.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 166464.00 166676.00 261343.00 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 62.40 62.40 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.80 65.60 65.80 60.10 1978 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.20 Feb/19
France 72.30 Mar/19
Netherlands 71.00 Apr/19
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.50 Sep/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/18
Canada 65.90 Apr/19
Australia 65.80 Apr/19
Italy 65.70 Mar/19
South Korea 63.60 Apr/19
United States 62.80 Apr/19
Russia 62.10 Feb/19
Japan 61.90 Mar/19
Brazil 61.70 Mar/19
Germany 61.50 Sep/18
Mexico 60.00 Mar/19
South Africa 58.80 Mar/19
Spain 58.35 Mar/19
Euro Area 57.30 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 55.90 Dec/18
Turkey 53.20 Feb/19
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.50 Dec/18


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