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September Tasmanian Jobs Numbers: Full time jobs down, unemployment steady

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

From August to September the unemployment rate remained at 7.2%.

PARTICIPATION RATE

For the same period the participation rate also stayed the same, sitting at 60.7%.

EMPLOYED TOTAL PERSONS

From August to September the total number of people employed in the state also stayed the same, 236,600.

EMPLOYED FULL TIME – TOTAL PERSONS

During this time the number of Tasmanians employed full time dropped by 1000 from 149,900 to 148, 900.

UNEMPLOYED – TOTAL PERSONS

For the same period the total number of unemployed Tasmanians also dropped from 18,300 to 18,200.

POPULATION

From August to September the state’s population increased by 100 people, from 419,600 to 419,700

NATIONALLY

Nationally the unemployment rate was up 0.1 percentage points to 6.1%.

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