The number of unemployed persons in Australia increased to 673.48 Thousand in January of 2019 from 666.89 Thousand in December of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Australia averaged 632.77 Thousand from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 960.03 Thousand in December of 1992 and a record low of 364.66 Thousand in June of 1981.

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Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.00 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12751.81 12712.73 12751.81 5997.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 673.48 666.89 960.03 364.66 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -26290.00 26388.00 72754.00 -73083.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 65370.00 -9452.00 81998.00 -80970.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 39080.00 16936.00 99042.00 -75015.00 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 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
673.48 666.89 960.03 364.66 1978 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Argentina 1168.00 Sep/18
Australia 673.48 Jan/19
Brazil 12.20 Dec/18
Canada 1162.00 Jan/19
China 968.00 Sep/18
Euro Area 12829.00 Dec/18
France 3419.20 Dec/18
Germany 2405.59 Jan/19
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2682.42 Dec/18
Japan 1670.00 Dec/18
Mexico 1828591.00 Dec/18
Netherlands 329.00 Jan/19
Russia 3.67 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 847917.00 Jun/18
Singapore 100.20 Dec/18
South Africa 6100.00 Dec/18
South Korea 1225.00 Jan/19
Spain 3189.70 Jan/19
Switzerland 123962.00 Jan/19
Turkey 3981.00 Nov/18
United Kingdom 1010.70 Jan/19
United States 6535.00 Jan/19


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