The number of employed persons in Australia jumped 42,300 from the previous month to 12,868,200 in May 2019, easily beating market consensus of a 17,500 gain and after an upwardly revised 43,100 increase in April. Full-time employed persons advanced 2,400 to 8,792,900, while part-time employed persons went up 39,800 to 4,075,400. Employed Persons in Australia averaged 8918.13 Thousand from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 12868.20 Thousand in May of 2019 and a record low of 5997.66 Thousand in February of 1978.

Employed Persons in Australia is expected to be 12900.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Australia to stand at 13120.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employed Persons is projected to trend around 13500.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12868.20 12826.00 12868.20 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 704.70 707.00 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 39837.00 43374.00 72829.00 -73123.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 2426.00 -285.00 74800.00 -80829.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 42264.00 43089.00 99144.00 -74898.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 65.80 66.00 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.80 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.90 100.20 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.60 103.80 44.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 152689.09 166608.28 258084.63 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1225.30 1207.40 1225.30 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1340.30 1304.50 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 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 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.40 62.40 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Employed Persons

In Australia, employed persons are individuals with a minimum required age who work during a certain time for a business. This page provides - Australia Employed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12868.20 12826.00 12868.20 5997.66 1978 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Argentina 11793.00 Dec/18
Australia 12868.20 May/19
Brazil 92.37 Apr/19
Canada 19056.80 May/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 159.53 Mar/19
France 28257.50 Mar/19
Germany 45108.00 Apr/19
India 29579.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23288.04 Apr/19
Japan 67020.00 Apr/19
Mexico 54152266.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 8937.00 May/19
Russia 71.40 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 10151000.00 Dec/18
South Korea 27037.00 May/19
Spain 19471.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 5076.00 Mar/19
Turkey 27795.00 Mar/19
United Kingdom 32746.00 Mar/19
United States 156758.00 May/19


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