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Latest Tasmanian unemployment stats

THE LATEST ABS data shows Tasmania’s unemployment rate is still the highest in Australia, at 7.3% in trend terms.

Our state’s participation rate also remained steady at 60.5%

The total number of unemployed people in the state was 18,400.

The number of Tasmanians in fulltime employment fell from 149,500 to 148,900.

The total number of employed people in the state fell from 233,100 to 232,800

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