Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia remained unchanged at 66.10 percent in December from 66.10 percent in November of 2021. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.44 percent from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 66.30 percent in March of 2021 and a record low of 60.10 percent in April of 1983. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia is expected to be 66.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.30 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labor Force Participation Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-16 12:30 AM Nov 66.1% 64.6% 65.5% 65.4%
2022-01-20 12:30 AM Dec 66.1% 66.1% 66.2% 66.1%
2022-02-17 12:30 AM Jan 66.1%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 4.20 4.60 percent Dec/21
Employed Persons 13177.27 12835.20 Thousand Nov/21
Unemployed Persons 636.66 707.30 Thousand Nov/21
Part Time Employment 23300.00 237800.00 Persons Dec/21
Full Time Employment 41500.00 128300.00 Persons Dec/21
Employment Change 64800.00 366100.00 Persons Dec/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 66.10 percent Dec/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.93 13.10 percent Nov/21
Labour Costs 106.20 104.90 points Sep/21
Productivity 102.60 102.00 points Sep/21
Job Vacancies 396.10 333.70 Thousand Dec/21
Wages 1305.80 1280.30 AUD/Week Jun/21
Wage Growth 2.20 1.70 percent Sep/21
Wages In Manufacturing 1432.80 1458.00 AUD/Week Jun/21
Population 25.68 25.60 Million Dec/20
Employment Rate 61.50 62.20 percent Sep/21
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.