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

The number of unemployed persons in Australia decreased to 730.24 Thousand in March of 2018 from 732.60 Thousand in February of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 631.63 Thousand from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 959.90 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.53 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.50 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12484.15 12479.24 12485.51 5997.95 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 730.24 732.60 959.90 364.53 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 24769.00 -26354.00 72337.00 -73090.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -19900.00 20100.00 80700.00 -81000.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 4900.00 -6300.00 99100.00 -75000.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.50 13.20 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.20 100.80 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 101.20 100.50 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 220.80 210.80 220.80 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 177084.00 177084.00 258088.59 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1191.50 1179.00 1191.50 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.00 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1309.40 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
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 65.50 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 62.00 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
730.24 732.60 959.90 364.53 1978 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 730.24 Mar/18
Brazil 13.12 Feb/18
Canada 1142.10 Mar/18
China 972.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 13810.00 Feb/18
France 3422.90 Feb/18
Germany 2458.11 Mar/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2834.67 Feb/18
Japan 1690.00 Feb/18
Mexico 1830793.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 357.00 Mar/18
Russia 3.81 Mar/18
South Korea 1116.00 Mar/18
Spain 3328.34 Mar/18
Switzerland 130413.00 Mar/18
Turkey 3409.00 Jan/18
United Kingdom 855.30 Mar/18
United States 6585.00 Mar/18


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