Labour Force Region (Pre-January 2014)

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From March 2014 this channel will no longer be updated. Current labour force data is now located in the Labour Force Region (SA4, January 2014 onwards) channel.

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Labour Force Region (LFR) Data

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Australia Area Profile - December 2013

  • Working Age Population (15-64) : 15,677,200

  • Employment Rate (15-64) : 71.9 %

  • Participation Rate (15+) : 64.6 %

  • Unemployment Rate (15+) : 5.8 %

  • Youth Unemployment Rate (15-24) : 12.3 %

  • Teenage Full-Time UE Rate (15-19) : 25.0 %

  • Teenage Full-Time UE to Population Ratio (15-19) : 3.7 %

Source : ABS Labour Force Survey. The working age population and employment rate are three month average original data. The participation rate, unemployment rate, youth unemployment rate, teenage full-time unemployment rate and the teenage full-time unemployment to population ratio are seasonally adjusted data.