Australia Labour Costs  1985-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Labour Costs in Australia increased to 100.50 Index Points in the third quarter of 2017 from 99.80 Index Points in the second quarter of 2017. Labour Costs in Australia averaged 76.44 Index Points from 1985 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 102.50 Index Points in the third quarter of 2014 and a record low of 45.40 Index Points in the third quarter of 1985.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.40 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12402.96 12341.35 12402.96 5995.53 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 707.72 703.59 958.37 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 19690.00 -23170.00 71740.00 -72696.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 41900.00 31000.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 61600.00 7800.00 99500.00 -74900.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.20 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.10 12.60 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 100.80 102.20 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 100.50 99.80 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 201.30 189.20 201.30 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 172395.18 169923.85 258083.30 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 61.63 61.60 63.41 53.48 percent [+]


Australia Labour Costs

This page provides - Australia Labour Costs - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Labour Costs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
100.50 99.80 102.50 45.40 1985 - 2017 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2007-2008=100




labour costs by Country
Country Last
Australia 100.50 Sep/17
Brazil 134.84 Oct/17
Canada 114.90 Sep/17
China 104.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 111.10 Jun/17
France 107.40 Sep/17
Germany 112.39 Sep/17
Italy 106.70 Sep/17
Mexico 85.70 Sep/17
Netherlands 115.10 Jun/17
South Korea 129.60 Jun/17
Spain 101.70 Jun/17
Turkey 240.32 Sep/17
United Kingdom 104.90 Jun/17
United States 108.36 Sep/17