The number of unemployed persons in Australia increased to 716.78 Thousand in August of 2019 from 712.67 Thousand in July of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 633.78 Thousand from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 960.18 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.72 Thousand in June of 1981.

Unemployed Persons in Australia is expected to be 713.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Australia to stand at 720.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 680.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.30 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12926.89 12892.24 12926.89 5997.59 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 716.78 712.67 960.18 364.72 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 50188.00 4406.00 72537.00 -73168.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -15536.00 32037.00 74789.00 -80825.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 34652.00 36444.00 99147.00 -74901.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.20 66.10 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.90 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 105.10 103.90 105.10 44.10 Index Points [+]
Productivity 100.00 100.00 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 236.50 243.20 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 157638.18 157136.58 258084.89 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.18 24.70 25.18 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 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.70 62.60 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
716.78 712.67 960.18 364.72 1978 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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