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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.