Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 6.3 percent in November 2014 while the number of employed grew the most since March of 2012.
The ABS reported the number of people employed increased by 42,700 to 11,637,400 in November 2014 (seasonally adjusted). The increase in employment was driven by increased part-time employment for females (up 36,400) and full-time employment for males (up 23,300) offset by a fall in female full-time employment (down 21,400). Total full-time employment increased, up 1,800.
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Australia Unemployment Rate Steady at 6.2% in October
Seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Australia remained unchanged at 6.2 percent in October of 2014 from a revised September figure. The number of unemployed persons increased by 7,100 to 772,100.
Published on 2014-11-06
Australia's Unemployment Rate Edges Up in September
Seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Australia increased 0.1 percentage point to 6.1 percent in September of 2014 from a revised 6.0 percent in both August and July. The number of unemployed persons increased by 11,000 to 746,600.
Published on 2014-10-09
The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate increased 0.1 percentage points to 64.7 per cent in November 2014.
The ABS seasonally adjusted aggregate monthly hours worked series decreased in November 2014, down 4.4 million hours (0.3%) to 1,610.6 million hours.
The seasonally adjusted number of people unemployed increased by 4,700 to 777,700 in November 2014, the ABS reported.
The seasonally adjusted underemployment rate was 8.6 per cent in November 2014, an increase of 0.3 percentage points from August 2014. Combined with the unemployment rate of 6.3 per cent, the latest seasonally adjusted estimate of total labour force underutilisation was 15.0 per cent in November 2014, an increase of 0.6 percentage points from August 2014.