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

The number of unemployed persons in Australia decreased to 714.61 Thousand in May of 2018 from 741.45 Thousand in April of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 632.04 Thousand from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 959.90 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.54 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.40 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12518.30 12506.26 12518.30 5997.85 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 714.61 741.45 959.90 364.54 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 32648.00 -9650.00 72447.00 -73072.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -20600.00 28000.00 79800.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 12000.00 18400.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.60 12.50 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.90 100.20 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 101.10 101.20 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 220.80 210.80 220.80 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 179244.94 176572.58 258092.79 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1191.50 1179.00 1191.50 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.10 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1309.40 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 719.20 694.90 719.20 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 24.70 24.13 24.70 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 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 61.90 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
714.61 741.45 959.90 364.54 1978 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 714.61 May/18
Brazil 13.41 Apr/18
Canada 1151.60 May/18
China 971.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 13780.00 Apr/18
France 3434.20 Apr/18
Germany 2315.49 May/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2912.18 Apr/18
Japan 1720.00 Apr/18
Mexico 1713857.00 Mar/18
Netherlands 355.00 Apr/18
Russia 3.70 Apr/18
South Korea 1114.00 May/18
Spain 3300.96 May/18
Switzerland 109392.00 May/18
Turkey 3210.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 886.20 May/18
United States 6065.00 May/18


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