Employment Rate in Australia increased to 62.40 percent in December from 62.30 percent in November of 2018. Employment Rate in Australia averaged 58.97 percent from 1978 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 62.90 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of 54 percent in April of 1983.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12747.70 12714.06 12747.70 5997.80 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 673.50 666.71 960.02 364.66 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -26300.00 26400.00 72991.00 -73050.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 65400.00 -9500.00 81528.00 -80958.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 39100.00 16900.00 99080.00 -74987.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 11.20 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.70 101.80 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 102.20 100.60 102.50 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 242.90 240.90 242.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 171392.00 174281.00 258085.00 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1207.40 1191.50 1207.40 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 1309.40 1309.40 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
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 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 62.30 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Employment Rate

In Australia, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.40 62.30 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.65 Dec/18
Switzerland 80.50 Sep/18
Netherlands 77.70 Sep/18
Germany 76.30 Sep/18
United Kingdom 75.80 Nov/18
France 66.10 Dec/18
Spain 64.00 Dec/18
Australia 62.40 Dec/18
Canada 61.80 Jan/19
United States 60.70 Jan/19
South Korea 60.10 Dec/18
Japan 60.00 Dec/18
Russia 59.90 Dec/18
Italy 58.80 Dec/18
Brazil 54.50 Dec/18
Turkey 47.00 Nov/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 42.50 Sep/18


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