Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia increased to 64.70 percent in October from 64.50 percent in September of 2021. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.43 percent from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 66.30 percent in March of 2021 and a record low of 60.10 percent in April of 1983. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia is expected to be 66.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Labor Force Participation Rate is projected to trend around 66.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labor Force Participation Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-14 12:30 AM Sep 64.5% 65.2% 64.7% 64.8%
2021-11-11 12:30 AM Oct 64.7% 64.5% 64.9% 64.5%
2021-12-16 12:30 AM Nov 64.7%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.20 4.60 percent Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 707.30 625.50 Thousand Oct/21
Employed Persons 12835.20 12881.50 Thousand Oct/21
Part Time Employment -5900.00 -166200.00 Persons Oct/21
Full Time Employment -40400.00 25100.00 Persons Oct/21
Employment Change -46300.00 -141100.00 Persons Oct/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.70 64.50 percent Oct/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.10 10.83 percent Oct/21
Labour Costs 106.20 104.90 points Sep/21
Productivity 102.60 102.00 points Sep/21
Job Vacancies 333.70 362.50 Thousand Sep/21
Wages 1305.80 1280.30 AUD/Week Jun/21
Wage Growth 2.20 1.70 percent Sep/21
Wages In Manufacturing 1432.80 1458.00 AUD/Week Jun/21
Population 25.68 25.60 Million Dec/20
Employment Rate 61.50 62.20 percent Sep/21
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.