Australia's unemployment rate rises to 4.3% in June


May employment increased to 10,454,500. Unemployment decreased to 468,500. Unemployment rate remained at 4.3%. Participation rate remained at 64.9%

Employment increased by 2,500 to 10,459,800. Full-time employment decreased by 34,300 to 7,495,400 and part-time employment increased by 36,900 to 2,964,400.

Unemployment increased by 8,100 to 472,000. The number of persons looking for full-time work increased by 4,400 to 330,600 and the number of persons looking for part-time work increased by 3,800 to 141,400.

Unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point to 4.3%. The male unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point but the rounded estimate remained at 3.9%, and the female unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point to 4.8%.


Australian Bureau of Statistics
7/12/2007 12:10:47 PM