Australia Unemployed Persons  1978-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Australia increased to 730.60 Thousand in December of 2017 from 710.10 Thousand in November of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 630.36 Thousand from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 958.37 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 363.52 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.40 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12440.80 12406.10 12440.80 5995.53 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 730.60 710.10 958.37 363.52 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 19546.00 19968.00 71731.00 -72750.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 15100.00 43600.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 34700.00 63600.00 99500.00 -74900.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.50 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.30 12.40 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 210.80 201.30 210.80 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 167655.68 171654.16 258094.10 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 62.00 61.90 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Unemployed Persons

In Australia, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. This page provides - Australia Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
730.60 710.10 958.37 363.52 1978 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 730.60 Dec/17
Brazil 12.57 Nov/17
Canada 1130.40 Dec/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14163.00 Nov/17
France 3454.10 Nov/17
Germany 2384.96 Dec/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2854.92 Nov/17
Japan 1850.00 Nov/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 395.00 Dec/17
Russia 3.89 Nov/17
South Korea 1007.00 Dec/17
Spain 3404.94 Dec/17
Switzerland 136975.58 Nov/17
Turkey 3287.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom 817.50 Nov/17
United States 6576.00 Dec/17


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