The number of unemployed persons in Australia increased to 679.97 Thousand in March of 2019 from 662.91 Thousand in February of 2019. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 632.92 Thousand from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 960.05 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.68 Thousand in June of 1981.

Unemployed Persons in Australia is expected to be 642.20 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in Australia to stand at 633.43 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 626.55 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 4.90 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12791.51 12765.86 12791.51 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 679.97 662.91 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -22609.00 12447.00 72889.00 -73127.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 48264.00 -1731.00 74802.00 -80833.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 25655.00 10717.00 99141.00 -74913.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.70 65.60 65.80 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.10 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 100.30 100.70 104.21 58.20 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.60 102.20 103.60 45.40 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 166509.00 169432.00 258084.00 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 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 62.30 62.30 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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
679.97 662.91 960.05 364.68 1978 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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