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The data dashboard is a collection of useful Australian jobs figures. All data on this page are sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and are based on Australia-wide figures. For more detailed or regional analysis please refer to the Labour Market Information Portal.


Employment

  • A person is considered employed if they are aged 15 years and over and work for an hour or more for pay, profit, commission or payment in kind during the ABS Labour Force Survey reference week.
  • This includes those who had a job but were away from work in the reference period.
  • An employed person is considered to be working full-time if they usually worked 35 hours or more a week (in all jobs) or, if they usually work less than 35 hours a week, worked 35 or more during the reference week.
  • An employed person is considered to be working part-time if they usually worked less than 35 hours a week and either did so during the reference week, or were not at work in the reference week.

Chart: Annual employment growth ('000), full-time and part-time, Australia

Annual employment growth, full-time and part-time, Australia
DateFull-timePart-time
Sep-9987.639.0
Oct-99116.639.5
Nov-99144.644.9
Dec-99141.258.6
Jan-0090.461.5
Feb-00114.180.6
Mar-00141.874.3
Apr-00153.897.3
May-00164.095.2
Jun-00184.763.6
Jul-00200.6111.3
Aug-00166.3134.7
Sep-00183.9100.1
Oct-00120.398.5
Nov-00100.251.5
Dec-0079.379.3
Jan-0188.8126.6
Feb-0180.484.7
Mar-0155.371.5
Apr-0123.3117.6
May-0127.9110.0
Jun-01-68.9163.6
Jul-01-132.0164.4
Aug-01-93.2151.2
Sep-01-120.4161.4
Oct-01-61.8147.2
Nov-01-43.7216.7
Dec-01-29.5149.9
Jan-02-2.6136.2
Feb-02-14.0186.7
Mar-02-10.5178.7
Apr-02-13.5118.1
May-0236.790.4
Jun-0224.5131.8
Jul-0280.462.2
Aug-02103.573.8
Sep-0284.1115.0
Oct-0266.6122.0
Nov-0295.2113.2
Dec-02127.1135.6
Jan-03148.4145.9
Feb-03168.0111.0
Mar-0399.1128.3
Apr-03112.3126.0
May-0389.6150.8
Jun-0393.497.6
Jul-0391.484.7
Aug-0391.984.1
Sep-03127.055.7
Oct-03157.040.4
Nov-03138.95.6
Dec-03110.122.4
Jan-04116.3-35.7
Feb-0468.6-9.3
Mar-04153.6-14.4
Apr-04157.5-6.6
May-04135.014.2
Jun-04193.9-16.5
Jul-04174.420.3
Aug-04140.9-6.0
Sep-04142.140.9
Oct-04160.353.2
Nov-04164.488.1
Dec-04161.271.2
Jan-05162.3119.4
Feb-05234.375.2
Mar-05195.9121.4
Apr-05247.998.5
May-05218.995.5
Jun-05255.4100.5
Jul-05240.0122.3
Aug-05249.5159.6
Sep-05222.3114.5
Oct-05153.2134.0
Nov-05179.182.9
Dec-05162.4102.4
Jan-06166.445.1
Feb-06124.193.6
Mar-06124.593.4
Apr-0696.989.4
May-06149.880.4
Jun-06121.4102.2
Jul-06167.293.5
Aug-06173.061.9
Sep-06225.070.2
Oct-06207.155.7
Nov-06194.290.2
Dec-06242.682.2
Jan-07223.097.4
Feb-07244.270.8
Mar-07279.623.0
Apr-07258.066.6
May-07292.739.8
Jun-07255.859.1
Jul-07238.647.1
Aug-07243.262.0
Sep-07190.5100.0
Oct-07290.617.7
Nov-07264.567.5
Dec-07240.359.4
Jan-08221.0118.0
Feb-08252.588.3
Mar-08204.9127.9
Apr-08219.2123.0
May-08157.9120.6
Jun-08208.6100.4
Jul-08263.241.3
Aug-08250.059.1
Sep-08223.340.8
Oct-08140.9142.4
Nov-08139.080.6
Dec-0882.6124.1
Jan-09145.032.2
Feb-0928.6126.8
Mar-09-4.6105.3
Apr-0929.856.3
May-09-16.8109.2
Jun-09-76.097.8
Jul-09-150.7198.7
Aug-09-191.1187.1
Sep-09-142.6175.0
Oct-09-120.5153.6
Nov-09-97.3166.9
Dec-09-48.7146.8
Jan-10-83.7228.4
Feb-10-41.0156.4
Mar-1016.2138.8
Apr-1011.7131.5
May-1077.988.1
Jun-10115.3122.5
Jul-10116.3103.7
Aug-10205.965.1
Sep-10236.041.5
Oct-10210.573.6
Nov-10249.762.4
Dec-10238.543.4
Jan-11224.139.1
Feb-11273.1-18.0
Mar-11295.4-5.7
Apr-11206.039.3
May-11141.892.0
Jun-11194.818.4
Jul-11171.219.7
Aug-11109.147.7
Sep-1181.577.7
Oct-11123.121.6
Nov-1124.764.7
Dec-1160.81.5
Jan-1298.76.9
Feb-1252.842.2
Mar-1235.283.0
Apr-1261.778.0
May-12151.140.7
Jun-1252.481.4
Jul-1282.456.9
Aug-1293.546.7
Sep-12127.916.6
Oct-12121.520.3
Nov-12133.2-0.8
Dec-1287.677.0
Jan-13101.057.3
Feb-1361.0135.1
Mar-1326.175.4
Apr-1378.367.5
May-1317.776.6
Jun-1334.997.6
Jul-1324.984.1
Aug-1319.677.6
Sep-13-19.7104.8
Oct-13-73.7152.8
Nov-13-61.5125.4
Dec-13-97.1118.7
Jan-14-123.5116.9
Feb-14-52.264.3
Mar-14-4.4101.4
Apr-14-15.586.4
May-1418.637.7
Jun-147.751.7
Jul-1438.550.2
Aug-1415.476.9
Sep-145.267.5
Oct-1447.223.4
Nov-1428.768.3
Dec-14119.359.4
Jan-1590.461.8
Feb-15113.687.0
Mar-15112.449.5
Apr-1579.075.8
May-1586.7134.7
Jun-15107.991.1
Jul-15101.4114.4
Aug-15102.7125.5
Sep-15131.7105.8
Oct-15160.1156.6
Nov-15207.6144.7
Dec-15190.0117.6
Jan-16158.1143.5
Feb-16143.9109.1
Mar-1688.4160.8
Apr-1690.1165.1
May-1663.5146.2
Jun-16102.2133.6
Jul-1643.9192.7
Aug-1653.5146.8
Sep-16-31.9202.7
Oct-16-15.3138.9
Nov-162.8113.7
Dec-16-6.4136.1
Jan-17-28.4171.6
Feb-17-3.6134.7
Mar-1789.787.4
Apr-17101.2119.5
May-17164.886.2
Jun-17190.671.4
Jul-17214.450.3
Aug-17263.077.6
Sep-17327.362.9
Oct-17304.264.8
Nov-17315.681.5
Dec-17311.1102.8
Jan-18352.376.9
Feb-18329.693.3
Mar-18228.2145.9
Apr-18268.069.1
May-18185.9124.7
Jun-18164.5184.1
Jul-18202.3111.2
Aug-18199.6103.1
Sep-18218.066.4
Oct-18235.873.3
Nov-18181.0106.3
Dec-18161.6107.2
Jan-19233.534.1
Feb-19202.671.9
Mar-19279.413.2
Apr-19235.272.6
May-19256.290.8
Jun-19234.145.6
Jul-19241.972.2
Aug-19187.2123.9
Sep-19191.7119.9


Unemployment

  • A person is considered unemployed if they are not employed, have actively looked for work at some time in the last four weeks, and are currently available for work.
  • The unemployment rate refers to the number of unemployed people expressed as a proportion of the total labour force (employed and unemployed).

Chart: Unemployment rate (%), Australia

DateUnemployment rate (%)
Sep-997.0
Oct-996.8
Nov-996.4
Dec-996.7
Jan-006.8
Feb-006.6
Mar-006.6
Apr-006.4
May-006.4
Jun-006.1
Jul-006.0
Aug-006.1
Sep-006.0
Oct-006.0
Nov-006.3
Dec-006.2
Jan-016.1
Feb-016.5
Mar-016.5
Apr-016.8
May-016.9
Jun-016.9
Jul-016.9
Aug-016.9
Sep-016.8
Oct-017.2
Nov-016.9
Dec-016.9
Jan-026.9
Feb-026.5
Mar-026.4
Apr-026.3
May-026.4
Jun-026.5
Jul-026.2
Aug-026.3
Sep-026.3
Oct-026.1
Nov-026.2
Dec-026.2
Jan-036.1
Feb-036.0
Mar-036.1
Apr-036.0
May-036.1
Jun-036.1
Jul-036.1
Aug-035.8
Sep-035.8
Oct-035.8
Nov-035.7
Dec-035.7
Jan-045.5
Feb-045.6
Mar-045.4
Apr-045.5
May-045.3
Jun-045.5
Jul-045.6
Aug-045.5
Sep-045.4
Oct-045.1
Nov-045.2
Dec-045.1
Jan-055.1
Feb-055.1
Mar-055.2
Apr-055.1
May-055.1
Jun-055.0
Jul-055.0
Aug-054.9
Sep-055.0
Oct-055.0
Nov-054.9
Dec-055.1
Jan-065.2
Feb-065.1
Mar-064.9
Apr-065.0
May-064.8
Jun-064.8
Jul-064.7
Aug-064.7
Sep-064.7
Oct-064.5
Nov-064.5
Dec-064.6
Jan-074.6
Feb-074.6
Mar-074.5
Apr-074.4
May-074.3
Jun-074.3
Jul-074.3
Aug-074.3
Sep-074.2
Oct-074.3
Nov-074.4
Dec-074.3
Jan-084.2
Feb-084.0
Mar-084.1
Apr-084.3
May-084.3
Jun-084.2
Jul-084.2
Aug-084.0
Sep-084.3
Oct-084.3
Nov-084.5
Dec-084.6
Jan-094.9
Feb-095.3
Mar-095.7
Apr-095.5
May-095.8
Jun-095.9
Jul-095.7
Aug-095.7
Sep-095.7
Oct-095.6
Nov-095.6
Dec-095.5
Jan-105.3
Feb-105.3
Mar-105.4
Apr-105.5
May-105.2
Jun-105.1
Jul-105.3
Aug-105.0
Sep-105.1
Oct-105.3
Nov-105.1
Dec-104.9
Jan-115.0
Feb-115.0
Mar-114.9
Apr-115.0
May-115.0
Jun-114.9
Jul-115.1
Aug-115.3
Sep-115.2
Oct-115.2
Nov-115.2
Dec-115.2
Jan-125.0
Feb-125.2
Mar-125.2
Apr-125.0
May-125.2
Jun-125.2
Jul-125.2
Aug-125.1
Sep-125.5
Oct-125.4
Nov-125.3
Dec-125.4
Jan-135.4
Feb-135.4
Mar-135.6
Apr-135.6
May-135.6
Jun-135.7
Jul-135.6
Aug-135.8
Sep-135.7
Oct-135.8
Nov-135.8
Dec-135.9
Jan-145.9
Feb-145.9
Mar-145.9
Apr-145.8
May-145.9
Jun-146.0
Jul-146.2
Aug-146.1
Sep-146.2
Oct-146.4
Nov-146.3
Dec-146.1
Jan-156.3
Feb-156.1
Mar-156.1
Apr-156.1
May-155.9
Jun-156.0
Jul-156.3
Aug-156.1
Sep-156.2
Oct-155.9
Nov-155.9
Dec-155.7
Jan-166.0
Feb-165.7
Mar-165.6
Apr-165.6
May-165.7
Jun-165.7
Jul-165.7
Aug-165.6
Sep-165.6
Oct-165.6
Nov-165.8
Dec-165.8
Jan-175.7
Feb-175.8
Mar-175.8
Apr-175.6
May-175.5
Jun-175.6
Jul-175.6
Aug-175.5
Sep-175.4
Oct-175.4
Nov-175.4
Dec-175.6
Jan-185.5
Feb-185.6
Mar-185.5
Apr-185.5
May-185.4
Jun-185.3
Jul-185.3
Aug-185.3
Sep-185.0
Oct-185.0
Nov-185.1
Dec-185.0
Jan-195.1
Feb-194.9
Mar-195.1
Apr-195.2
May-195.2
Jun-195.2
Jul-195.3
Aug-195.3
Sep-195.2

Table: Unemployment and unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted

Unemployment and unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted

Sep-19 Annual change
('000) ('000) (%)
Unemployed ('000) 709.6 43.6 6.6
Unemployment rate (%) 5.2 - 0.2 pts
Please note that as the calculations of change presented in the table are taken from more detailed data, results obtained by manually calculating change may not exactly match those in the table, due to rounding error.


Long-term Unemployment

  • Long-term unemployed: People who have been unemployed for 52 weeks and over
  • Very long-term unemployed: People who have been unemployed for 104 weeks and over

Chart: Long-term unemployment and very long-term unemployment ('000), Australia

Long-term unemployment and very long-term unemployment ('000), Australia
DateLong-term unemployed ('000)Very long-term unemployed ('000)
Sep-99105.9181.0
Oct-99101.9172.0
Nov-99100.4169.0
Dec-99102.4166.2
Jan-00103.6164.5
Feb-00103.3161.3
Mar-00100.1165.4
Apr-00100.6162.3
May-0099.3165.7
Jun-0096.4157.2
Jul-0089.3149.8
Aug-0088.3150.7
Sep-0087.1137.3
Oct-0083.5147.0
Nov-0082.4142.4
Dec-0082.9143.0
Jan-0177.2135.7
Feb-0184.5138.5
Mar-0177.2137.9
Apr-0186.2145.2
May-0185.6146.6
Jun-0188.9148.6
Jul-0185.1143.8
Aug-0192.5138.9
Sep-0189.5143.9
Oct-0188.5148.3
Nov-0184.4143.0
Dec-0189.2147.7
Jan-0296.5152.1
Feb-0289.6149.0
Mar-0290.8155.9
Apr-0285.7145.3
May-0282.7137.8
Jun-0278.2134.8
Jul-0278.1139.6
Aug-0275.4130.6
Sep-0275.1131.0
Oct-0273.7122.9
Nov-0282.3136.0
Dec-0285.4142.2
Jan-0379.5128.5
Feb-0377.8131.0
Mar-0378.3129.9
Apr-0376.0126.2
May-0386.5141.0
Jun-0373.9131.8
Jul-0373.3125.4
Aug-0374.5127.5
Sep-0368.3122.6
Oct-0371.5120.0
Nov-0372.9121.8
Dec-0364.7116.5
Jan-0461.5114.7
Feb-0467.3114.1
Mar-0463.4116.5
Apr-0462.9113.6
May-0460.6110.2
Jun-0468.8114.1
Jul-0469.0117.7
Aug-0466.2113.1
Sep-0470.4118.6
Oct-0467.5110.8
Nov-0461.4100.1
Dec-0455.796.8
Jan-0561.5103.1
Feb-0553.9101.7
Mar-0552.991.2
Apr-0555.993.8
May-0559.196.9
Jun-0554.794.9
Jul-0556.189.9
Aug-0554.790.2
Sep-0552.192.3
Oct-0553.198.6
Nov-0555.692.8
Dec-0552.692.9
Jan-0654.5103.3
Feb-0648.990.5
Mar-0653.095.1
Apr-0654.498.6
May-0654.096.1
Jun-0652.391.9
Jul-0657.899.1
Aug-0651.890.3
Sep-0645.984.7
Oct-0647.179.5
Nov-0647.983.9
Dec-0645.587.4
Jan-0738.683.1
Feb-0740.381.1
Mar-0743.277.0
Apr-0745.078.4
May-0735.570.7
Jun-0735.465.2
Jul-0736.876.9
Aug-0733.866.7
Sep-0738.369.9
Oct-0732.968.3
Nov-0734.768.8
Dec-0734.969.3
Jan-0835.5469.3
Feb-0836.7571.4
Mar-0837.2170.7
Apr-0836.2474.5
May-0838.1270.9
Jun-0833.9466.2
Jul-0832.1365.7
Aug-0832.665.7
Sep-0839.677.9
Oct-0835.573.8
Nov-0836.270.9
Dec-0832.069.5
Jan-0938.072.9
Feb-0941.681.9
Mar-0938.784.0
Apr-0931.176.9
May-0937.185.7
Jun-0948.3107.1
Jul-0944.199.6
Aug-0944.097.5
Sep-0941.198.7
Oct-0944.9101.0
Nov-0946.5107.8
Dec-0947.2114.2
Jan-1044.6108.2
Feb-1046.2108.9
Mar-1041.3105.7
Apr-1043.4111.8
May-1043.7109.3
Jun-1050.3111.8
Jul-1045.2109.8
Aug-1043.3106.9
Sep-1047.9116.1
Oct-1055.2129.0
Nov-1055.5117.0
Dec-1055.8112.0
Jan-1156.4108.1
Feb-1152.0111.0
Mar-1150.6115.4
Apr-1151.5109.9
May-1156.9118.2
Jun-1151.0111.5
Jul-1153.5110.8
Aug-1166.1126.4
Sep-1162.0108.8
Oct-1162.9116.7
Nov-1154.7110.9
Dec-1153.7110.1
Jan-1262.0127.0
Feb-1260.6112.2
Mar-1253.9114.4
Apr-1259.2117.4
May-1253.8112.3
Jun-1251.6111.5
Jul-1255.8111.3
Aug-1257.4121.2
Sep-1256.9119.7
Oct-1263.3120.6
Nov-1259.5132.1
Dec-1260.0120.3
Jan-1353.9119.8
Feb-1353.5114.8
Mar-1360.1119.3
Apr-1355.7114.5
May-1365.1128.0
Jun-1364.7130.5
Jul-1366.4136.5
Aug-1367.1135.7
Sep-1361.6130.8
Oct-1364.6147.8
Nov-1374.1147.4
Dec-1371.5153.9
Jan-1477.9147.9
Feb-1475.7154.6
Mar-1477.0162.4
Apr-1475.6156.0
May-1478.3170.2
Jun-1479.2168.2
Jul-1479.2177.4
Aug-1473.7164.8
Sep-1468.7156.8
Oct-1474.9169.0
Nov-1477.1167.0
Dec-1484.0175.3
Jan-1587.5184.2
Feb-1586.3186.8
Mar-1594.4186.8
Apr-1587.7182.0
May-1583.3172.5
Jun-1588.9182.9
Jul-1591.8176.4
Aug-1593.5176.0
Sep-1590.3179.1
Oct-1583.7166.0
Nov-1587.3160.4
Dec-1578.3158.5
Jan-1690.2173.7
Feb-1683.3172.5
Mar-1691.2173.4
Apr-1692.5167.8
May-1687.7164.2
Jun-1692.4166.4
Jul-1686.7164.2
Aug-1685.0165.3
Sep-1686.9173.5
Oct-1688.2179.0
Nov-1688.3180.2
Dec-1685.5174.9
Jan-1792.4182.7
Feb-1793.1175.5
Mar-1792.8177.7
Apr-1783.5173.2
May-1786.8164.1
Jun-1784.1154.1
Jul-1783.3165.3
Aug-1789.9166.7
Sep-1793.3164.2
Oct-1791.6164.4
Nov-1784.7162.9
Dec-1798.9176.9
Jan-1891.3172.1
Feb-1896.8171.9
Mar-18100.5176.7
Apr-18105.2186.3
May-18102.2179.6
Jun-1899.0172.5
Jul-1898.0174.5
Aug-1896.2170.2
Sep-1897.5170.4
Oct-1897.2166.4
Nov-1887.2159.6
Dec-1891.7149.8
Jan-1995.9161.8
Feb-1993.9159.2
Mar-1984.0151.0
Apr-1995.4167.2
May-1999.0170.4
Jun-1995.7170.9
Jul-1995.5164.3
Aug-1992.5166.1
Sep-1994.7165.9


Participation

  • The number of people either working or looking for work (i.e. the labour force) expressed as a proportion of the civilian population (15 years and over).
    • Those not in the labour force include people studying, caring for children at home, retired, experiencing a health condition or injury, or volunteering.

Chart: Participation rate (%), Australia

Participation rate (%), Australia
DateMaleFemalePersons
Sep-9972.353.962.9
Oct-9972.254.063.0
Nov-9971.953.962.7
Dec-9972.354.263.1
Jan-0071.953.862.7
Feb-0072.054.062.9
Mar-0072.054.563.1
Apr-0072.154.663.2
May-0072.054.563.1
Jun-0072.054.563.1
Jul-0072.454.963.5
Aug-0072.255.163.5
Sep-0072.354.863.3
Oct-0072.054.663.1
Nov-0071.854.162.8
Dec-0071.954.463.0
Jan-0171.854.462.9
Feb-0171.854.763.0
Mar-0171.454.963.0
Apr-0171.955.463.5
May-0171.955.463.5
Jun-0171.855.363.4
Jul-0172.155.163.4
Aug-0172.055.363.5
Sep-0171.955.063.3
Oct-0172.155.363.6
Nov-0172.055.363.5
Dec-0171.855.163.3
Jan-0271.855.463.4
Feb-0271.955.063.3
Mar-0271.854.963.2
Apr-0271.754.663.0
May-0271.854.763.1
Jun-0271.955.063.3
Jul-0271.654.963.1
Aug-0271.855.563.5
Sep-0271.655.563.4
Oct-0271.455.563.3
Nov-0271.755.763.6
Dec-0271.956.063.8
Jan-0371.956.464.0
Feb-0371.956.364.0
Mar-0371.756.063.7
Apr-0371.456.063.5
May-0371.456.263.6
Jun-0371.355.863.4
Jul-0371.255.763.3
Aug-0371.355.863.4
Sep-0371.355.863.4
Oct-0371.655.763.5
Nov-0371.355.663.3
Dec-0371.655.663.5
Jan-0471.655.363.3
Feb-0471.555.463.3
Mar-0471.455.563.3
Apr-0471.555.563.4
May-0471.455.563.3
Jun-0471.655.563.4
Jul-0471.455.763.4
Aug-0471.155.763.3
Sep-0471.555.763.5
Oct-0471.556.063.6
Nov-0471.756.263.8
Dec-0471.556.263.7
Jan-0571.856.564.0
Feb-0571.856.764.1
Mar-0571.956.964.3
Apr-0572.356.964.5
May-0572.056.864.3
Jun-0572.157.064.4
Jul-0572.057.164.5
Aug-0572.457.164.6
Sep-0572.257.164.5
Oct-0572.057.164.4
Nov-0572.057.064.4
Dec-0572.157.164.5
Jan-0671.957.264.4
Feb-0672.257.164.5
Mar-0672.257.164.5
Apr-0672.157.364.6
May-0671.957.464.6
Jun-0672.257.664.8
Jul-0672.457.764.9
Aug-0672.457.864.9
Sep-0672.557.965.1
Oct-0672.157.564.7
Nov-0672.257.764.8
Dec-0672.558.065.1
Jan-0772.357.864.9
Feb-0772.358.065.0
Mar-0772.457.865.0
Apr-0772.457.865.0
May-0772.457.965.0
Jun-0772.657.965.1
Jul-0772.558.065.1
Aug-0772.658.165.3
Sep-0772.558.365.3
Oct-0772.358.365.2
Nov-0772.858.565.5
Dec-0772.858.465.5
Jan-0872.758.565.5
Feb-0872.658.465.4
Mar-0872.658.465.4
Apr-0872.758.865.7
May-0872.558.565.4
Jun-0872.858.565.6
Jul-0872.558.865.6
Aug-0872.658.765.5
Sep-0872.758.565.5
Oct-0872.558.565.4
Nov-0872.458.665.4
Dec-0872.558.565.4
Jan-0972.458.865.5
Feb-0972.459.265.7
Mar-0972.459.165.7
Apr-0972.458.965.6
May-0972.458.965.5
Jun-0972.258.765.4
Jul-0972.358.765.4
Aug-0972.258.565.3
Sep-0972.258.565.3
Oct-0972.158.565.2
Nov-0972.158.665.3
Dec-0972.358.665.3
Jan-1072.458.665.4
Feb-1072.358.365.2
Mar-1072.258.465.2
Apr-1072.358.465.3
May-1072.058.365.0
Jun-1072.158.565.2
Jul-1072.258.765.4
Aug-1072.258.765.4
Sep-1072.558.765.5
Oct-1072.658.965.7
Nov-1072.759.165.8
Dec-1072.558.865.6
Jan-1172.858.965.8
Feb-1172.558.765.5
Mar-1172.359.065.6
Apr-1172.258.765.4
May-1172.058.765.3
Jun-1171.958.965.3
Jul-1172.059.065.4
Aug-1172.158.965.4
Sep-1172.159.165.5
Oct-1172.158.965.4
Nov-1172.058.965.3
Dec-1171.858.665.1
Jan-1272.258.765.3
Feb-1271.858.665.1
Mar-1271.859.165.3
Apr-1271.758.665.1
May-1271.859.165.3
Jun-1271.658.865.1
Jul-1271.558.865.1
Aug-1271.658.665.0
Sep-1271.859.065.3
Oct-1271.858.865.2
Nov-1271.558.664.9
Dec-1271.758.665.0
Jan-1371.958.865.3
Feb-1371.758.965.2
Mar-1371.558.865.1
Apr-1371.559.065.1
May-1371.558.765.0
Jun-1371.658.765.1
Jul-1371.358.764.9
Aug-1371.358.764.9
Sep-1371.258.764.9
Oct-1371.258.764.8
Nov-1371.058.464.6
Dec-1370.958.264.4
Jan-1470.858.564.6
Feb-1470.758.664.6
Mar-1470.958.864.7
Apr-1471.058.564.7
May-1470.758.664.6
Jun-1470.958.764.7
Jul-1471.058.764.8
Aug-1470.958.664.6
Sep-1470.758.864.7
Oct-1470.858.764.6
Nov-1471.158.264.5
Dec-1470.858.664.6
Jan-1571.158.664.8
Feb-1571.258.864.9
Mar-1571.358.664.9
Apr-1571.158.764.8
May-1571.058.964.9
Jun-1570.959.064.8
Jul-1571.059.365.1
Aug-1570.959.265.0
Sep-1571.059.265.0
Oct-1571.159.465.2
Nov-1571.059.765.2
Dec-1570.959.565.1
Jan-1671.359.465.3
Feb-1670.859.465.0
Mar-1670.859.364.9
Apr-1670.559.464.9
May-1670.659.364.9
Jun-1670.459.664.9
Jul-1670.659.565.0
Aug-1670.459.164.7
Sep-1670.159.164.5
Oct-1670.259.064.5
Nov-1670.459.364.7
Dec-1670.559.364.8
Jan-1770.259.464.7
Feb-1770.459.264.7
Mar-1770.559.564.9
Apr-1770.759.464.9
May-1770.659.565.0
Jun-1770.559.865.1
Jul-1770.859.865.2
Aug-1770.860.065.3
Sep-1770.860.165.3
Oct-1770.660.165.2
Nov-1770.960.365.5
Dec-1771.160.665.8
Jan-1871.260.665.8
Feb-1871.060.665.7
Mar-1870.860.565.6
Apr-1870.960.565.6
May-1870.760.465.4
Jun-1870.960.665.7
Jul-1870.960.465.5
Aug-1871.060.465.6
Sep-1870.860.365.4
Oct-1870.860.465.5
Nov-1871.160.565.7
Dec-1870.960.565.6
Jan-1971.060.765.7
Feb-1970.860.665.6
Mar-1971.060.665.7
Apr-1971.061.065.9
May-1971.560.866.0
Jun-1971.360.966.0
Jul-1971.261.166.1
Aug-1971.361.266.2
Sep-1971.261.266.1

Table: Participation rates by sex, seasonally adjusted

Participation rates by sex, seasonally adjusted

Sep-19 Annual change
(%) (% pts)
Males 71.2 0.4
Females 61.2 0.9
Persons 66.1 0.7
Please note that as the calculations of change presented in the table are taken from more detailed data, results obtained by manually calculating change may not exactly match those in the table, due to rounding error.


Women

  • The number of employed women, noting a person is considered employed if they are aged 15 years and over and work for an hour or more for pay, profit, commission or payment in kind during the ABS Labour Force Survey reference week.

Chart: Annual change (%) in female full-time and total employment, Australia

Annual change (%) in female full-time and total employment, Australia
DateFull-timePart-time
Sep-991.32.5
Oct-992.51.9
Nov-992.73.1
Dec-992.33.7
Jan-001.92.7
Feb-002.13.8
Mar-004.13.6
Apr-004.04.1
May-004.14.2
Jun-004.54.2
Jul-005.74.4
Aug-005.65.4
Sep-006.02.8
Oct-003.63.2
Nov-003.60.6
Dec-002.42.4
Jan-012.84.4
Feb-014.02.3
Mar-013.51.9
Apr-011.74.7
May-012.23.3
Jun-010.04.7
Jul-01-2.24.9
Aug-01-1.63.9
Sep-01-2.55.5
Oct-01-1.24.9
Nov-01-1.08.4
Dec-01-1.25.7
Jan-02-0.86.3
Feb-02-1.67.2
Mar-02-1.96.6
Apr-02-1.93.9
May-02-1.54.0
Jun-02-1.84.7
Jul-020.52.4
Aug-021.82.5
Sep-021.14.5
Oct-021.04.4
Nov-021.53.8
Dec-023.04.5
Jan-033.15.3
Feb-033.84.5
Mar-031.44.9
Apr-033.34.7
May-033.15.3
Jun-032.74.6
Jul-032.63.3
Aug-030.83.9
Sep-032.12.2
Oct-032.21.9
Nov-031.90.6
Dec-030.90.3
Jan-041.2-2.4
Feb-04-0.1-1.1
Mar-042.2-0.3
Apr-041.8-0.4
May-041.20.0
Jun-043.3-1.7
Jul-042.30.7
Aug-042.9-0.3
Sep-042.90.7
Oct-043.81.3
Nov-044.02.4
Dec-044.02.7
Jan-053.54.6
Feb-055.53.1
Mar-054.04.2
Apr-055.03.3
May-054.14.1
Jun-054.84.3
Jul-054.54.9
Aug-053.36.5
Sep-053.55.0
Oct-051.75.8
Nov-052.04.8
Dec-052.14.6
Jan-062.73.0
Feb-062.13.0
Mar-062.03.0
Apr-062.02.8
May-063.13.1
Jun-062.83.0
Jul-063.62.5
Aug-064.70.7
Sep-065.21.6
Oct-065.4-0.3
Nov-065.20.6
Dec-065.70.4
Jan-074.61.6
Feb-074.61.9
Mar-075.50.2
Apr-074.12.0
May-075.20.2
Jun-073.51.6
Jul-073.01.9
Aug-073.41.9
Sep-071.83.7
Oct-074.22.2
Nov-073.82.7
Dec-073.82.5
Jan-083.53.1
Feb-084.42.2
Mar-083.83.6
Apr-084.14.2
May-082.93.5
Jun-083.43.5
Jul-084.81.9
Aug-083.53.3
Sep-083.81.2
Oct-080.94.9
Nov-081.43.5
Dec-08-0.35.6
Jan-092.92.4
Feb-090.75.1
Mar-091.03.1
Apr-091.51.5
May-091.23.1
Jun-090.62.6
Jul-09-0.94.3
Aug-09-2.03.7
Sep-09-1.54.1
Oct-09-0.22.6
Nov-09-0.23.3
Dec-090.61.9
Jan-10-1.84.4
Feb-10-1.93.3
Mar-10-1.23.8
Apr-10-1.22.9
May-10-0.62.5
Jun-100.62.6
Jul-100.03.3
Aug-103.11.1
Sep-102.91.5
Oct-102.02.5
Nov-102.91.6
Dec-102.71.6
Jan-112.81.4
Feb-113.80.6
Mar-114.30.6
Apr-112.82.5
May-111.53.2
Jun-112.91.8
Jul-113.30.8
Aug-111.52.9
Sep-112.22.3
Oct-112.41.7
Nov-110.62.3
Dec-111.50.1
Jan-121.31.5
Feb-121.71.1
Mar-120.93.0
Apr-121.81.1
May-123.21.2
Jun-120.62.0
Jul-121.22.1
Aug-121.31.7
Sep-122.41.1
Oct-121.90.3
Nov-121.91.1
Dec-121.02.8
Jan-132.01.9
Feb-131.63.2
Mar-130.51.8
Apr-131.22.8
May-130.41.5
Jun-130.92.3
Jul-130.81.7
Aug-131.50.8
Sep-13-0.22.0
Oct-130.12.9
Nov-130.02.1
Dec-13-0.62.6
Jan-14-1.32.6
Feb-14-0.31.5
Mar-140.91.1
Apr-14-0.11.6
May-141.01.2
Jun-141.11.1
Jul-140.71.5
Aug-140.02.4
Sep-140.11.9
Oct-140.60.8
Nov-14-0.82.2
Dec-141.32.2
Jan-151.41.6
Feb-151.32.3
Mar-150.62.2
Apr-152.01.2
May-151.62.9
Jun-152.02.3
Jul-152.32.1
Aug-152.13.4
Sep-152.92.3
Oct-152.54.7
Nov-155.63.3
Dec-154.72.3
Jan-163.52.9
Feb-163.82.3
Mar-163.53.0
Apr-163.33.3
May-162.32.7
Jun-162.43.1
Jul-161.73.9
Aug-161.82.3
Sep-160.43.9
Oct-160.72.1
Nov-160.32.2
Dec-160.02.9
Jan-17-0.74.9
Feb-17-0.73.5
Mar-171.22.4
Apr-17-0.13.5
May-171.83.0
Jun-172.33.0
Jul-172.82.1
Aug-174.22.6
Sep-174.03.4
Oct-174.72.7
Nov-175.12.4
Dec-175.43.2
Jan-187.30.3
Feb-186.02.5
Mar-183.64.3
Apr-185.02.7
May-182.93.6
Jun-182.84.4
Jul-183.13.1
Aug-182.52.5
Sep-183.60.8
Oct-183.61.6
Nov-182.62.4
Dec-182.90.9
Jan-192.72.0
Feb-193.41.4
Mar-194.7-0.4
Apr-194.60.9
May-194.11.0
Jun-193.9-0.2
Jul-194.70.5
Aug-193.72.4
Sep-194.02.7

Table: Selected labour market indicators for women, seasonally adjusted

Selected labour market indicators for women, seasonally adjusted

Sep-19 Annual change
('000) ('000) (%)
Employed ('000) 6,112.4 199.8 3.4
Full-time 3,310.2 127.2 4.0
Part-time 2,802.2 72.5 2.7
Unemployed ('000) 320.9 -3.5 -1.1
Unemployment rate (%) 5.0 - -0.2 pts
Participation rate (%) 61.2 - 0.9 pts
Please note that as the calculations of change presented in the table are taken from more detailed data, results obtained by manually calculating change may not exactly match those in the table, due to rounding error.


Youth (persons aged 15-24 years)

  • The youth unemployment rate refers to the number of unemployed young people aged 15-24 years old expressed as a proportion of the labour force aged 15-24 years old (employed and unemployed).

Chart: Youth unemployment rate (%), Australia

Youth unemployment rate (%), Australia
DateYouth unemployment rate (%)
Sep-9913.6
Oct-9912.8
Nov-9912.6
Dec-9912.7
Jan-0012.7
Feb-0012.8
Mar-0012.2
Apr-0012.2
May-0012.1
Jun-0011.6
Jul-0011.1
Aug-0012.1
Sep-0011.5
Oct-0011.7
Nov-0012.4
Dec-0012.5
Jan-0112.0
Feb-0113.2
Mar-0113.2
Apr-0113.4
May-0114.1
Jun-0114.1
Jul-0114.0
Aug-0113.0
Sep-0113.6
Oct-0114.4
Nov-0113.7
Dec-0113.6
Jan-0213.7
Feb-0213.2
Mar-0212.8
Apr-0212.5
May-0212.7
Jun-0213.3
Jul-0212.1
Aug-0212.9
Sep-0213.0
Oct-0212.6
Nov-0212.5
Dec-0212.2
Jan-0312.2
Feb-0312.0
Mar-0312.5
Apr-0312.4
May-0312.2
Jun-0312.1
Jul-0312.2
Aug-0311.5
Sep-0311.8
Oct-0311.6
Nov-0311.4
Dec-0311.7
Jan-0411.8
Feb-0411.4
Mar-0411.6
Apr-0411.2
May-0411.0
Jun-0411.5
Jul-0411.4
Aug-0411.8
Sep-0411.5
Oct-0411.3
Nov-0411.0
Dec-0411.1
Jan-0511.0
Feb-0510.5
Mar-0510.8
Apr-0510.9
May-0510.5
Jun-0510.4
Jul-0510.7
Aug-059.9
Sep-0510.8
Oct-0510.9
Nov-0510.1
Dec-0510.7
Jan-0610.6
Feb-0610.7
Mar-0610.2
Apr-0610.6
May-0610.1
Jun-069.8
Jul-069.6
Aug-069.6
Sep-0610.2
Oct-069.1
Nov-069.8
Dec-069.7
Jan-079.6
Feb-079.6
Mar-079.2
Apr-079.0
May-079.0
Jun-079.0
Jul-079.0
Aug-079.6
Sep-079.2
Oct-079.7
Nov-0710.0
Dec-079.5
Jan-089.1
Feb-088.1
Mar-088.5
Apr-088.8
May-089.2
Jun-089.0
Jul-088.9
Aug-087.6
Sep-088.7
Oct-088.7
Nov-089.4
Dec-089.7
Jan-0910.2
Feb-0910.8
Mar-0911.9
Apr-0911.5
May-0912.3
Jun-0912.2
Jul-0911.6
Aug-0911.7
Sep-0911.7
Oct-0911.2
Nov-0911.5
Dec-0911.2
Jan-1011.3
Feb-1011.4
Mar-1011.8
Apr-1011.9
May-1011.5
Jun-1011.7
Jul-1011.6
Aug-1011.6
Sep-1011.3
Oct-1012.0
Nov-1011.6
Dec-1011.1
Jan-1111.7
Feb-1111.8
Mar-1111.3
Apr-1111.3
May-1111.2
Jun-1111.2
Jul-1111.1
Aug-1111.2
Sep-1111.3
Oct-1111.0
Nov-1111.5
Dec-1111.8
Jan-1211.4
Feb-1211.8
Mar-1211.8
Apr-1210.9
May-1212.1
Jun-1211.6
Jul-1211.9
Aug-1211.5
Sep-1212.0
Oct-1212.1
Nov-1211.6
Dec-1212.1
Jan-1312.0
Feb-1312.2
Mar-1312.2
Apr-1311.7
May-1311.7
Jun-1311.8
Jul-1311.9
Aug-1312.8
Sep-1312.7
Oct-1313.1
Nov-1312.2
Dec-1312.5
Jan-1412.3
Feb-1412.8
Mar-1412.5
Apr-1412.9
May-1413.5
Jun-1413.4
Jul-1413.6
Aug-1413.4
Sep-1413.6
Oct-1414.4
Nov-1414.2
Dec-1413.1
Jan-1514.2
Feb-1513.4
Mar-1513.5
Apr-1513.3
May-1513.4
Jun-1513.1
Jul-1513.6
Aug-1513.1
Sep-1512.8
Oct-1512.6
Nov-1512.2
Dec-1512.1
Jan-1612.7
Feb-1611.7
Mar-1611.8
Apr-1612.1
May-1612.5
Jun-1613.0
Jul-1613.2
Aug-1612.8
Sep-1612.7
Oct-1612.7
Nov-1613.5
Dec-1613.2
Jan-1712.3
Feb-1712.9
Mar-1713.0
Apr-1712.6
May-1712.6
Jun-1713.1
Jul-1712.8
Aug-1712.6
Sep-1712.5
Oct-1712.1
Nov-1712.2
Dec-1712.3
Jan-1812.2
Feb-1813.2
Mar-1812.3
Apr-1812.5
May-1811.5
Jun-1811.2
Jul-1811.1
Aug-1811.7
Sep-1811.5
Oct-1811.3
Nov-1811.5
Dec-1811.2
Jan-1911.5
Feb-1911.1
Mar-1911.7
Apr-1911.9
May-1911.9
Jun-1912.0
Jul-1911.9
Aug-1911.7
Sep-1911.7

Table: Selected labour market indicators for youth (15-24 years), seasonally adjusted

Selected labour market indicators for youth (15-24 years), seasonally adjusted

Sep-19 Annual change
('000) ('000) (%)
Employed ('000) 1,957.7 18.7 1.0
Full-time 876.7 -7.2 -0.8
Part-time 1,074.4 25.3 2.4
Unemployed ('000) 258.8 9.0 3.6
Unemployment rate (%) 11.7 - 0.3 pts
Participation rate (%) 67.6 - 0.2 pts
Please note that as the calculations of change presented in the table are taken from more detailed data, results obtained by manually calculating change may not exactly match those in the table, due to rounding error.


Underemployment

  • A person is considered underemployed if they are an employed person who wants, and is available for (in the reference week or in the four weeks subsequent to the survey), more hours of work than they currently have.
  • The underemployment rate refers to the number of underemployed persons expressed as a proportion of the labour force (those who are working or looking for work).

Chart: Underemployment rate (%), Australia

Underemployment rate (%), Australia
DateMalesFemalesPersonsYouth (15-24 years)
Sep-994.28.66.110.1
Oct-994.68.76.411.2
Nov-994.78.96.511.3
Dec-994.78.56.411.0
Jan-004.88.46.411.0
Feb-005.08.36.410.6
Mar-004.37.65.79.6
Apr-004.47.95.910.0
May-004.68.76.411.0
Jun-004.47.95.910.2
Jul-004.27.65.79.7
Aug-005.18.36.511.4
Sep-004.68.16.110.4
Oct-005.48.26.611.4
Nov-005.38.66.711.8
Dec-005.08.66.611.5
Jan-015.28.56.611.4
Feb-015.28.46.611.5
Mar-015.28.46.611.7
Apr-015.08.06.311.5
May-015.07.76.211.7
Jun-015.27.96.411.8
Jul-015.28.26.512.0
Aug-015.38.16.612.2
Sep-015.28.56.712.0
Oct-015.28.36.611.9
Nov-015.28.26.511.8
Dec-015.18.36.512.0
Jan-025.18.46.612.1
Feb-025.18.46.612.3
Mar-025.18.36.512.2
Apr-025.08.36.411.8
May-024.88.26.311.6
Jun-024.68.16.211.5
Jul-024.98.16.311.8
Aug-024.88.16.311.8
Sep-024.88.06.210.8
Oct-024.87.86.110.1
Nov-024.57.65.99.5
Dec-024.77.96.110.5
Jan-034.98.56.511.5
Feb-035.18.96.812.8
Mar-035.29.17.013.2
Apr-035.39.47.113.4
May-035.29.47.113.1
Jun-035.39.47.113.5
Jul-035.29.37.013.2
Aug-035.09.36.913.2
Sep-035.19.57.113.7
Oct-035.29.67.213.8
Nov-035.49.67.313.9
Dec-035.19.67.113.6
Jan-044.99.56.913.3
Feb-044.99.46.912.9
Mar-045.09.57.013.0
Apr-044.59.56.812.6
May-045.09.67.012.9
Jun-045.09.77.113.0
Jul-045.09.47.013.0
Aug-045.09.37.013.3
Sep-045.29.27.013.2
Oct-045.19.16.913.0
Nov-045.19.06.812.8
Dec-045.29.06.913.0
Jan-055.19.06.813.0
Feb-055.18.96.813.0
Mar-055.18.86.813.1
Apr-055.28.96.813.1
May-055.18.86.812.9
Jun-055.18.96.812.9
Jul-054.88.86.612.3
Aug-054.78.96.612.4
Sep-054.98.96.712.4
Oct-054.89.06.712.3
Nov-055.18.96.812.3
Dec-054.98.96.712.3
Jan-064.89.06.712.4
Feb-064.88.96.612.1
Mar-064.68.96.511.8
Apr-064.78.86.511.9
May-064.78.76.511.8
Jun-064.98.66.612.0
Jul-065.08.66.612.4
Aug-065.08.56.612.9
Sep-065.18.46.612.6
Oct-064.88.36.412.1
Nov-064.78.16.311.9
Dec-064.78.26.311.9
Jan-074.88.26.312.0
Feb-075.08.26.412.2
Mar-074.78.26.312.1
Apr-074.58.36.212.0
May-074.68.36.312.0
Jun-074.58.36.211.8
Jul-074.58.46.311.6
Aug-074.68.26.211.3
Sep-074.58.26.211.4
Oct-074.58.16.211.5
Nov-074.58.06.111.6
Dec-074.57.96.111.5
Jan-084.67.76.011.1
Feb-084.57.65.911.0
Mar-084.47.75.910.8
Apr-084.57.96.010.7
May-084.47.95.910.5
Jun-084.27.85.810.6
Jul-084.27.85.810.9
Aug-084.07.85.711.2
Sep-084.37.96.011.4
Oct-084.78.16.211.7
Nov-084.68.36.312.1
Dec-085.18.66.712.5
Jan-095.19.16.912.9
Feb-095.59.47.313.5
Mar-095.89.27.313.3
Apr-095.99.27.413.6
May-096.59.07.614.2
Jun-096.19.17.513.9
Jul-096.09.47.614.0
Aug-095.89.67.614.1
Sep-095.99.67.614.1
Oct-095.99.67.614.4
Nov-095.99.67.614.5
Dec-095.89.67.514.4
Jan-105.99.67.514.4
Feb-105.89.57.514.7
Mar-105.69.37.313.9
Apr-105.49.17.113.4
May-105.39.07.013.0
Jun-105.49.07.012.9
Jul-105.58.97.112.7
Aug-105.79.07.212.8
Sep-105.69.07.113.3
Oct-105.58.97.013.5
Nov-105.58.66.913.7
Dec-105.48.97.013.4
Jan-115.18.96.813.0
Feb-115.19.06.913.0
Mar-115.29.06.913.0
Apr-115.48.97.012.7
May-115.58.97.112.6
Jun-115.48.87.012.9
Jul-115.18.86.813.0
Aug-115.08.86.813.2
Sep-115.09.06.813.1
Oct-115.29.06.913.0
Nov-115.39.17.113.3
Dec-115.49.27.113.5
Jan-125.59.17.213.7
Feb-125.79.17.314.0
Mar-125.69.17.214.0
Apr-125.59.47.314.2
May-125.59.67.414.2
Jun-125.49.37.213.7
Jul-125.29.27.113.2
Aug-125.19.06.913.2
Sep-125.18.96.812.7
Oct-125.29.17.013.1
Nov-125.39.17.013.1
Dec-125.39.07.013.0
Jan-135.38.97.013.5
Feb-135.49.07.113.2
Mar-135.59.37.213.9
Apr-135.59.27.214.3
May-135.89.57.515.1
Jun-135.99.57.514.8
Jul-135.69.57.414.0
Aug-135.89.77.614.3
Sep-135.79.57.414.2
Oct-135.89.57.514.6
Nov-135.79.67.515.0
Dec-135.89.57.515.1
Jan-145.79.37.314.9
Feb-145.79.67.515.1
Mar-145.79.67.515.2
Apr-145.79.97.715.3
May-145.99.97.815.7
Jun-146.010.27.916.5
Jul-146.310.68.317.5
Aug-146.410.78.417.0
Sep-146.911.18.817.7
Oct-146.310.48.216.4
Nov-146.710.98.617.2
Dec-146.510.78.417.2
Jan-156.510.98.517.4
Feb-156.410.98.517.1
Mar-155.910.88.117.1
Apr-156.410.68.316.8
May-156.410.78.417.3
Jun-156.510.68.417.2
Jul-156.810.78.617.5
Aug-156.410.88.417.4
Sep-156.811.28.817.6
Oct-156.711.08.717.7
Nov-156.710.88.617.5
Dec-156.310.98.517.0
Jan-166.610.78.517.3
Feb-166.510.58.417.6
Mar-166.610.48.417.3
Apr-167.110.48.616.8
May-166.710.28.316.5
Jun-167.010.88.817.5
Jul-167.011.39.018.2
Aug-167.110.78.817.9
Sep-166.910.88.717.9
Oct-166.810.68.516.7
Nov-166.710.68.517.2
Dec-166.810.78.617.5
Jan-176.911.08.817.9
Feb-176.911.59.019.1
Mar-176.810.78.617.3
Apr-176.711.18.818.5
May-176.810.98.718.3
Jun-176.610.58.417.2
Jul-176.810.48.517.8
Aug-176.810.68.618.4
Sep-176.710.68.518.3
Oct-176.610.68.517.8
Nov-176.710.68.517.8
Dec-176.510.88.517.4
Jan-187.110.78.818.5
Feb-186.610.78.517.3
Mar-186.610.88.617.6
Apr-186.410.88.517.9
May-186.410.78.418.4
Jun-186.610.88.618.3
Jul-186.310.88.518.7
Aug-186.010.68.218.1
Sep-186.310.68.317.7
Oct-186.210.78.318.2
Nov-186.610.68.517.3
Dec-186.510.48.317.2
Jan-196.210.48.217.3
Feb-196.210.28.116.7
Mar-196.510.28.217.4
Apr-196.910.38.518.1
May-196.810.58.518.0
Jun-196.69.98.217.6
Jul-196.710.38.418.3
Aug-196.910.48.518.7
Sep-196.810.18.318.0

Table: Annual change in underemployment, seasonally adjusted

Annual change in underemployment, seasonally adjusted

Underemployed ('000) Underemployment rate (%)
Sep-19 Annual change Sep-19 Annual change (% pts)
('000) (%)
Males 491.4 46.2 10.4 6.8 0.5
Females 648.3 -12.0 -1.8 10.1 -0.5
Persons 1,139.7 34.1 3.1 8.3 0.0
Youth 398.5 13.4 3.5 18.0 0.4
Please note that as the calculations of change presented in the table are taken from more detailed data, results obtained by manually calculating change may not exactly match those in the table, due to rounding error.


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