The number of unemployed persons in Australia increased to 683.12 Thousand in November of 2018 from 672.05 Thousand in October of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 632.77 Thousand from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 959.99 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.64 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.10 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12694.26 12657.25 12694.26 5997.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 683.12 672.05 959.99 364.64 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 43422.00 -10828.00 72855.00 -73115.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -6400.00 39500.00 81000.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 37011.00 28651.00 99080.00 -75004.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.50 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.30 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.70 101.80 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 102.20 100.60 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 242.90 240.90 242.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 175428.00 175510.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1207.40 1191.50 1207.40 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
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 62.20 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Unemployed Persons

In Australia, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Australia Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
683.12 672.05 959.99 364.64 1978 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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