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Labour Force June 2014: Tasmanian employment figures
HERE’S what the latest ABS Labour Force report revealed for Tasmania in June:
The unemployment rate was steady for June at 7.4%.
The participation rate was up very slightly from May, increasing from 60.9% to 61%.
EMPLOYED TOTAL PERSONS
The total number of people employed rose from 236,200 to 236,700.
EMPLOYED FULL TIME – TOTAL PERSONS
From May to June the number of Tasmanians employed full time increased from 153,300 to 153,700.
UNEMPLOYED – TOTAL PERSONS
During this period the total number of people who were unemployed stayed the same for June, with 18,900 Tasmanians without jobs
The state’s population increased from 419,200 in May to 419,400 in June.
Nationally the unemployment rate was up 0.1 percentage points in June, sitting at 6%.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Trend figures. Find out more here.