Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia increased to 65.60 percent in October from 65.50 percent in September of 2018. Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.28 percent from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 65.80 percent in November of 2010 and a record low of 60.10 percent in April of 1983.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia is expected to be 65.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia to stand at 65.58 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-16 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.5% 65.7% 65.7% 65.7%
2018-09-13 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.7% 65.6% 65.6% 65.6%
2018-10-18 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.4% 65.7% 65.7% 65.6%
2018-11-15 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.6% 65.5% 65.5% 65.5%
2018-12-20 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.6% 65.6% 65.6%
2019-01-24 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.60%
2019-02-21 12:30 AM Participation Rate


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12671.54 12638.74 12671.54 5997.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 672.05 667.45 959.99 364.64 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -9461.00 -16813.00 72766.00 -72975.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 42300.00 24600.00 80600.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 32800.00 7800.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.50 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 11.40 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.70 101.80 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 102.20 100.60 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 240.90 234.20 240.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 175726.00 176253.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1207.40 1191.50 1207.40 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.20 62.20 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Labor Force Participation Rate

The labour force participation rates is the number of persons who are employed and unemployed but looking for a job divided by the total working-age population. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Labor Force Participation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.60 65.50 65.80 60.10 1978 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
United Kingdom 79.00 Sep/18
France 72.30 Sep/18
Indonesia 69.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 68.40 Jun/18
Singapore 67.70 Dec/17
Italy 65.80 Oct/18
Australia 65.60 Oct/18
Canada 65.40 Nov/18
Netherlands 64.20 Jun/18
South Korea 63.40 Nov/18
United States 62.90 Nov/18
Russia 62.80 Oct/18
Japan 62.00 Oct/18
Brazil 61.70 Sep/18
Germany 60.90 Jun/18
Mexico 59.50 Sep/18
South Africa 59.50 Sep/18
Spain 58.73 Sep/18
Euro Area 57.20 Jun/18
Saudi Arabia 56.20 Jun/18
Turkey 53.50 Aug/18
India 52.50 Dec/13
Argentina 46.40 Jun/18


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