Australia Employment Rate  1978-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Australia's employment rate increased 0.1 percentage points from the previous month to 62 percent in December 2017, the highest level since March 2012. Employment Rate in Australia averaged 58.88 percent from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 62.90 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of 54 percent in April of 1983.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12453.50 12440.80 12453.50 5995.53 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 723.80 730.60 958.37 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 65900.00 19500.00 71731.00 -72750.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -49800.00 15100.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 16000.00 33500.00 99500.00 -74900.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.70 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.30 12.30 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 210.80 201.30 210.80 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 177960.57 167521.09 258085.67 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 62.00 61.90 62.90 54.00 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.00 61.90 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly
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employment rate by Country
Country Last
Mexico 96.87 Dec/17
Switzerland 79.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 76.30 Sep/17
Germany 75.60 Sep/17
United Kingdom 75.30 Oct/17
Russia 65.80 Dec/17
France 65.70 Dec/17
Spain 62.57 Dec/17
Australia 62.00 Dec/17
Canada 61.70 Jan/18
South Korea 60.20 Dec/17
United States 60.10 Jan/18
Japan 58.90 Dec/17
Italy 58.40 Nov/17
Brazil 54.50 Dec/17
Turkey 47.80 Nov/17


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