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

Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia decreased to 65.10 percent in October from 65.20 percent in September of 2017. Labor Force Participation Rate in Australia averaged 63.20 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
2017-09-14 01:30 AM Participation Rate 65.3% 65.1% 65.1% 65.1%
2017-10-19 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.2% 65.2% 65.2% 65.3%
2017-11-16 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.1% 65.2% 65.2% 65.2%
2017-12-14 12:30 AM Participation Rate 65.1% 65.06%


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.50 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12297.06 12293.40 12297.06 5995.56 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 701.48 709.59 958.40 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -20679.00 17301.00 71835.00 -72719.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 24300.00 9300.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 3700.00 26600.00 99400.00 -74800.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.10 65.20 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.10 12.60 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 201.30 189.20 201.30 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 169577.02 167272.69 258083.73 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 61.60 61.24 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
65.10 65.20 65.80 60.10 1978 - 2017 percent Monthly
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labor force participation rate by Country
Country Last
United Kingdom 78.40 Aug/17
France 71.90 Sep/17
Russia 69.60 Sep/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.30 Jun/17
Canada 65.70 Oct/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.10 Oct/17
Netherlands 64.20 Sep/17
South Korea 63.30 Oct/17
United States 62.70 Oct/17
Brazil 61.80 Sep/17
Japan 61.10 Sep/17
Germany 60.90 Jun/17
Mexico 59.10 Sep/17
Spain 58.92 Sep/17
Euro Area 57.10 Jun/17
Turkey 53.70 Aug/17
India 52.50 Dec/13