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Key Economic Indicators, 2017 – updated

The focus is on Australia's Labour Force and Demography. ABS figures anf links

 

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Labour Force and Demography

 

 

 
Employed persons - Trend
 
Jul 2017
'000
 
12 160.1
 
0.2%
 
1.9%
 
Participation rate - Trend
 
Jul 2017
%
 
64.9
 
0.1 pts
 
0.2 pts
 
Unemployment rate - Trend
 
Jul 2017
%
 
5.6
 
0.0 pts
 
-0.1 pts
 
Employment to Population ratio - Trend
 
Jul 2017
%
 
61.3
 
0.1 pts
 
0.2 pts
 
Job Vacancies - Trend
 
May 2017
'000
 
189.2
 
1.7%
 
9.2%
 
Estimated resident population - (Preliminary)
 
Dec Qtr 2016
'000
 
24,385.6
 
0.3%
 
1.6%
 
Short-term overseas visitor arrivals - Trend (a)
 
June 2017
'000
 
734.9
 
0.8%
 
7.7%
 
For unemployment and participation rates, the changes are given as percentage points.

 

 

Source: ABS