On 8 May 2016 the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, announced a federal election would be held on 2 July 2016 and as such the Australian Government has assumed a caretaker role. This website will be managed in accordance with the Caretaker Conventions until the result of the election has been determined.
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LFR (SA4) data are available in excel files (.xls) from the Downloadable Data channel.
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Australia Area Profile - May 2016
Working Age Population (15-64) : 15,827,200
Employment Rate (15-64) : 72.6 %
Participation Rate (15+) : 64.8 %
Unemployment Rate (15+) : 5.7 %
Youth Unemployment Rate (15-24) : 12.4 %
Area Profile Source: ABS Labour Force Survey. The working age population and employment rate are three month average original data. The participation rate, unemployment rate and youth unemployment rate are seasonally adjusted data.