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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia increased to 64.80 percent in April from 64.78 percent in March of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.17 percent from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 65.79 percent in November of 2010 and a record low of 60.11 percent in April of 1983.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-16 12:30 AM Feb 64.6% 64.6% 64.6% 64.6%
2017-04-13 01:30 AM Mar 64.8% 64.6% 64.6% 64.60%
2017-05-18 01:30 AM Apr 64.8% 64.8% 64.7% 64.70%
2017-06-15 01:30 AM May 64.8% 64.78%
2017-07-20 01:30 AM Jun 64.79%
2017-08-17 01:30 AM Jul 64.78%




Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.70 5.88 11.20 3.98 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12099.30 12061.89 12099.30 5995.76 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 732.28 751.42 958.40 363.60 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 48960.00 -13940.00 73040.00 -72820.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -11600.00 73900.00 74900.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 37400.00 60000.00 99500.00 -74800.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.80 64.78 65.79 60.11 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.80 13.20 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 101.90 101.90 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 99.30 101.30 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 186.40 181.00 190.00 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 169268.16 166852.49 258095.48 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1163.50 1163.50 1163.50 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1295.10 1295.10 1295.10 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.90 1.90 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 672.70 672.70 672.70 543.78 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 61.02 61.04 63.41 53.48 percent [+]


Australia Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64.80 64.78 65.79 60.11 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.50 Feb/17
France 71.40 Mar/17
Switzerland 69.50 Dec/16
Russia 68.90 Mar/17
Indonesia 68.06 Dec/16
Canada 65.60 Apr/17
Italy 65.50 Dec/16
Australia 64.80 Apr/17
Netherlands 64.00 Dec/16
South Korea 63.50 Apr/17
United States 62.90 Apr/17
Brazil 61.60 Mar/17
Germany 61.30 Dec/16
Japan 59.60 Mar/17
Mexico 58.93 Apr/17
Spain 58.78 Mar/17
Euro Area 57.10 Dec/16
Turkey 52.70 Feb/17
India 52.50 Dec/13