Labour Costs in Australia increased to 103.60 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 102.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 2018. Labour Costs in Australia averaged 77.38 Index Points from 1985 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 103.60 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 45.40 Index Points in the third quarter of 1985.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12763.39 12758.79 12763.39 5997.65 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 664.29 675.97 960.03 364.66 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 11872.00 -27293.00 72771.00 -73089.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -7272.00 65623.00 82304.00 -80828.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 4600.00 38330.00 99137.00 -74887.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.70 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.10 11.40 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 242.90 240.90 242.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 169568.00 171033.00 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 62.40 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Labour Costs

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.60 102.20 103.60 45.40 1985 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2007-2008=100




Country Last Previous
Australia 103.60 Dec/18
Brazil 116.27 Jan/19
Canada 107.34 Dec/18
China 104.80 Dec/18
Euro Area 116.60 Dec/18
France 108.50 Dec/18
Germany 115.62 Dec/18
Italy 108.70 Dec/18
Mexico 112.30 Dec/18
Netherlands 101.50 Sep/18
Singapore 117.00 Dec/18
South Africa 150.90 Jun/18
South Korea 109.40 Sep/18
Spain 98.40 Sep/18
Turkey 162.85 Dec/18
United Kingdom 104.80 Sep/18
United States 109.78 Dec/18


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