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Labour Force August 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From July to August the unemployment rate lowered slightly from 7.4 – 7.3%.

PARTICIPATION RATE

For the same period the participation rate increased slightly from 61.1 – 61.2%

EMPLOYED TOTAL PERSONS

From July to August the total number of people employed increased from 237,500 to 238,100.

EMPLOYED FULL TIME – TOTAL PERSONS

During this time the number of Tasmanians employed full time dropped from 151,800 to 151,300

UNEMPLOYED – TOTAL PERSONS

For the same period the total number of people who were unemployed remained steady at 18,800.

POPULATION

From July to August the state’s population rose from 419,500 to 419,600.

NATIONALLY

Nationally the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1%, down 0.3 percentage points.

 

 

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Find out more here.

 

 

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