Australia Labor Force Participation Rate  1978-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia increased to 65.30 percent in August from 65.10 percent in July of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.19 percent from 1978 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-20 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.0% 64.9% 64.9% 64.9%
2017-08-17 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.1% 65.0% 65% 65%
2017-09-14 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.3% 65.1% 65.1% 65.1%
2017-10-19 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.3% 65.06%
2017-11-17 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.06%
2017-12-15 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.06%


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12268.96 12214.75 12268.96 5995.68 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 727.45 728.54 958.42 363.58 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 14085.00 49133.00 71984.00 -72814.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 40100.00 -19800.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 54200.00 29200.00 99500.00 -74800.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.10 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 12.90 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 102.20 102.10 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 99.80 99.30 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 189.20 186.40 190.00 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 181435.00 177953.00 258097.00 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 1.90 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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 5350.00 6590.00 6590.00 5000.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2582.40 2559.90 2657.10 2549.80 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2260.43 2206.65 2299.00 2173.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 61.40 61.46 63.41 53.48 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.30 65.10 65.80 60.10 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Russia 69.20 Jul/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Aug/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.30 Aug/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Aug/17
United States 62.90 Aug/17
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Japan 60.80 Jul/17
Mexico 59.80 Jul/17
Spain 58.84 Jun/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 52.70 Jun/17
India 52.50 Dec/13