Key Economic Indicators, 2017

This month's focus is on Australia's Labour Force and Demography.

             

 

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Labour Force and Demography

 

 

 
Employed persons – Trend
 
Jun 2017
'000

 
12 160.1

 
0.2%

 
1.9%

 
Participation rate – Trend
 
Jun 2017
%

 
64.9

 
0.1 pts

 
0.2 pts

 
Unemployment rate – Trend
 
Jun 2017
%

 
5.6

 
0.0 pts

 
-0.1 pts

 
Employment to Population ratio – Trend
 
Jun 2017
%

 
61.3

 
0.1 pts

 
0.2 pts

 
Job Vacancies – Trend
 
May 2017
'000

 
189.2

 
1.7%

 
9.2%

 
Estimated resident population – (Preliminary)
 
Dec Qtr 2016
'000

 
24,385.6

 
0.3%

 
1.6%

 
Short-term overseas visitor arrivals – Trend (a)
 
May 2017
'000

 
734.9

 
0.8%

 
7.7%

 
For unemployment and participation rates, the changes are given as percentage points.

 

 

Source: ABS

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