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Australian Employment Figures

AUGUST 2017
TREND ESTIMATES
Employment

Up by 27,100 to 12,249,500

Unemployment

Fell by 2,200 to 723,200

Unemployment Rate

Remained at 5.6%

Participation Rate

Rose by 0.1% to 65.2%


 
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Employment

Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 54,200 to 12,269,000.
Full-time employment rose by 40,100 to 8,392,300.
Part-time employment fell by 14,100 to 3,876,700.

Unemployment

The seasonally adjusted total of unemployed fell by 1,100 to 727,500.
The number of people looking for full-time work rose by 6,400 to 501,600.
Number of people looking for part-time work fell by 7,500 to 225,900.

Unemployment Rate

Seasonally adjusted remained at 5.6% .

Participation Rate

Seasonally adjusted increased by 0.2% to to 65.3%.

All details from the Australian Bureau of Statistics



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