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Australian Employment Figures

JANUARY 2017
TREND ESTIMATES
Employment

Up by 11,700 to 11,984,300

Unemployment

Rose by 2,800 to 726,100

Unemployment Rate

Stayed at 5.7%

Participation Rate

Remained at 64.6%


 
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Employment

Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 13,500 to 11,998,200.
Full-time employment fell by 44,800 to 8,125,700.
Part-time employment rose by 58,300 to 3,872,500.

Unemployment

The seasonally adjusted total of unemployed fell by 19,300 to 720,200.
The number of people looking for full-time work fell by 16,000 to 511,000.
Number of people looking for part-time work fell by 3,300 to 209,200.

Unemployment Rate

Seasonally adjusted fell by 0.1% to 5.7%

Participation Rate

Seasonally adjusted fell by 0.1% to 64.6%.

All details from the Australian Bureau of Statistics



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