Australia Unemployed Persons  1978-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Australia decreased to 727.45 Thousand in August of 2017 from 728.54 Thousand in July of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 629.53 Thousand from 1978 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 958.42 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 363.58 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.60 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12268.96 12214.75 12268.96 5995.68 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 727.45 728.54 958.42 363.58 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 14085.00 49133.00 71984.00 -72814.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 40100.00 -19800.00 75000.00 -80900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 54200.00 29200.00 99500.00 -74800.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.30 65.10 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 12.90 20.22 7.61 percent [+]
Productivity 102.20 102.10 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 99.80 99.30 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 189.20 186.40 190.00 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 181435.00 177953.00 258097.00 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 1.90 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 [+]
Wages High Skilled 5350.00 6590.00 6590.00 5000.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2582.40 2559.90 2657.10 2549.80 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2260.43 2206.65 2299.00 2173.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 61.40 61.46 63.41 53.48 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
727.45 728.54 958.42 363.58 1978 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country

Last
Australia 727.45 Aug/17
Brazil 13.33 Jul/17
Canada 1226.60 Aug/17
China 976.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 14749.00 Jul/17
France 3518.10 Jul/17
Germany 2544.85 Aug/17
India 48.26 Dec/14
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2949.68 Jul/17
Japan 1900.00 Jul/17
Mexico 1870180.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 426.00 Aug/17
Russia 3.79 Aug/17
South Korea 1043.00 Aug/17
Spain 3488.55 Aug/17
Switzerland 143674.50 Jul/17
Turkey 3251.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 806.30 Aug/17
United States 7132.00 Aug/17