Employment Rate in Australia increased to 62.60 percent in March from 62.30 percent in February of 2021. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Rate in Australia averaged 59.11 percent from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 62.90 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of 54 percent in April of 1983. This page provides - Australia Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2021.

Employment Rate in Australia is expected to be 62.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Australia to stand at 62.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Rate is projected to trend around 62.50 percent in 2022 and 63.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
62.60 62.30 62.90 54.00 1978 - 2021 percent Monthly
SA

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.50 5.60 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 13040.39 13077.59 13077.59 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 756.23 778.09 1007.90 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 91505.00 -478.00 252307.00 -370036.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 33800.00 -20800.00 96411.00 -236883.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change -30600.00 77000.00 226738.00 -606919.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 66.30 66.30 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.60 11.70 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 102.10 100.00 102.50 42.10 points [+]
Productivity 103.00 102.50 104.00 55.20 points [+]
Job Vacancies 288.70 254.40 288.70 26.80 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 213895.00 198201.00 255914.00 66887.00 [+]
Wages 1280.30 1304.70 1304.70 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1458.00 1381.30 1458.00 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 1.50 1.40 4.30 1.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 753.80 740.80 753.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.68 25.60 25.68 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 62.60 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.