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Key Economic Indicators, 2017

This month's focus is on Australia's Labour Force and Demography.



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Labour Force and Demography


 

Employed persons - Trend Jun 2017
'000
12 160.1
0.2%
1.9%
Participation rate - Trend Jun 2017
%
64.9
0.1 pts
0.2 pts
Unemployment rate - Trend Jun 2017
%
5.6
0.0 pts
-0.1 pts
Employment to Population ratio - Trend Jun 2017
%
61.3
0.1 pts
0.2 pts
Job Vacancies - Trend May 2017
'000
189.2
1.7%
9.2%
Estimated resident population - (Preliminary) Dec Qtr 2016
'000
24,385.6
0.3%
1.6%
Short-term overseas visitor arrivals - Trend (a) May 2017
'000
734.9
0.8%
7.7%
For unemployment and participation rates, the changes are given as percentage points.

 


Source: ABS


 


 


 




5th-August-2017