Labour Costs in Australia increased to 103.80 Index Points in the first quarter of 2019 from 103.60 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018. Labour Costs in Australia averaged 76.20 Index Points from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 103.80 Index Points in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of 44.10 Index Points in the third quarter of 1985.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12908.17 12867.04 12908.17 5997.65 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 712.92 712.13 960.17 364.73 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 6654.00 -23345.00 72524.00 -73157.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 34474.00 21003.00 74805.00 -80836.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 41127.00 -2342.00 99138.00 -74910.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 66.00 66.10 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.10 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 243.20 244.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 161426.96 160156.00 258085.90 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 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 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 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 62.60 62.50 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Labour Costs

This page provides - Australia Labour Costs - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Labour Costs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.80 103.60 103.80 44.10 1985 - 2019 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2007-2008=100




Country Last Previous
Australia 103.80 Mar/19
Brazil 101.89 Jun/19
Canada 108.49 Mar/19
China 104.30 Jun/19
Euro Area 99.60 Mar/19
France 107.50 Mar/19
Germany 116.69 Mar/19
Italy 111.20 Mar/19
Mexico 94.90 Jun/19
Netherlands 105.20 Mar/19
Singapore 99.50 Jun/19
South Africa 156.20 Dec/18
South Korea 129.90 Mar/19
Spain 100.40 Mar/19
Turkey 188.85 Mar/19
United Kingdom 105.50 Mar/19
United States 111.89 Jun/19


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