The number of unemployed persons in Australia decreased to 664.29 Thousand in February of 2019 from 675.97 Thousand in January of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 632.83 Thousand from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 960.03 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.66 Thousand in June of 1981.

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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 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
664.29 675.97 960.03 364.66 1978 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Germany 2372.70 Feb/19
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Singapore 100.20 Dec/18
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South Korea 1033.00 Feb/19
Spain 3179.25 Feb/19
Switzerland 119473.00 Feb/19
Turkey 4302.00 Dec/18
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