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Labour Force November 2013
TODAY’s Labour Force showed that the unemployment rate took a very slight drop in Tasmania from October to November.
Read more details from the Australian Bureau of Statistics report below.
From October to November the unemployment rate dropped very slightly from 8% – 7.9%.
The participation rate during this same period fell slightly from 59.8% to 59.7%.
EMPLOYED TOTAL PERSONS
From October to November the total number of employed persons dropped from 228,800 to 228,500.
EMPLOYED FULL TIME – TOTAL PERSONS
The number of Tasmanians employed full time Tasmanians remained steady at 144,800 from October to November.
UNEMPLOYED – TOTAL PERSONS
During the same period the total number of unemployed persons in Tasmania fell from 20,000 to 19,600.
During this time the release shows the civil population in Tasmania dropped again, from 415,900 to 415,600
Australia wide, the unemployment rate increased by less than 0.1% to 5.8%, in seasonally adjusted terms.
Find out more here.