Australia Employment Rate  1978-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Employment Rate in Australia increased to 61.63 percent in October from 61.60 percent in September of 2017. Employment Rate in Australia averaged 58.89 percent from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63.41 percent in December of 2007 and a record low of 53.48 percent in January of 1984.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.50 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12297.06 12293.40 12297.06 5995.56 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 701.48 709.59 958.40 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -20679.00 17301.00 71835.00 -72719.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 24300.00 9300.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 3700.00 26600.00 99400.00 -74800.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.10 65.20 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.10 12.60 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 100.80 102.20 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 100.50 99.80 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 201.30 189.20 201.30 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 172395.18 169923.85 258083.30 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1179.00 1163.50 1179.00 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1254.10 1295.10 1295.10 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.00 1.90 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 694.90 672.70 694.90 543.78 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.13 23.94 24.13 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.00 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.00 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 3420.00 3440.00 3460.00 3420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2420.00 2430.00 2440.00 2420.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2440.00 2660.00 2660.00 2440.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6110.00 6250.00 6250.00 6110.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 61.63 61.60 63.41 53.48 percent [+]


Australia Employment Rate

In Australia, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
61.63 61.60 63.41 53.48 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.50 Oct/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.00 Aug/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 65.90 Oct/17
France 65.10 Sep/17
Spain 62.80 Sep/17
Canada 61.80 Nov/17
Australia 61.63 Oct/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
United States 60.10 Nov/17
Japan 59.20 Oct/17
Italy 58.10 Oct/17
Brazil 54.20 Oct/17
Turkey 47.20 Aug/17