Australian unemployment rate remained at 4.3% in August


Employment increased to 10,502,100. Unemployment decreased to 467,100. Unemployment rate remained at 4.3%. Participation rate remained at 65.0%

According to seasonally adjusted estimates employment increased by 31,900 to 10,513,300. Full-time employment increased by 29,100 to 7,541,900 and part-time employment increased by 2,700 to 2,971,400.

Unemployment increased by 3,600 to 472,000. The number of persons looking for full-time work decreased by 6,900 to 317,100 and the number of persons looking for part-time work increased by 10,600 to 155,000.

Unemployment rate remained at 4.3%. The male unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percentage point but the rounded estimate remained at 3.9%, and the female unemployment rate decreased marginally to 4.7%.


Australain Bureau of Statistics
9/6/2007 6:18:09 AM