The number of unemployed persons in Australia decreased to 778.09 Thousand in March of 2021 from 805.20 Thousand in February of 2021. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 641.07 Thousand from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 1007.90 Thousand in July of 2020 and a record low of 364.69 Thousand in June of 1981. This page provides - Australia Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.

Unemployed Persons in Australia is expected to be 750.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Australia to stand at 720.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 740.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
778.09 805.20 1007.90 364.69 1978 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
Volume, SA

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.80 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13077.59 13006.89 13077.59 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 778.09 805.20 1007.90 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 91505.00 -478.00 252307.00 -370036.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -20799.00 89149.00 96411.00 -236883.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 70706.00 88671.00 226738.00 -606919.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.30 66.10 66.30 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.80 12.90 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 100.00 92.50 102.50 42.10 points [+]
Productivity 102.50 102.90 104.00 55.20 points [+]
Job Vacancies 288.70 254.40 288.70 26.80 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 196611.66 190542.00 255912.00 64870.00 [+]
Wages 1280.30 1304.70 1304.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1458.00 1381.30 1458.00 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.40 1.40 4.30 1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 753.80 740.80 753.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.68 25.60 25.68 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 62.60 62.30 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Unemployed Persons
In Australia, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.