Unemployment in Australia 2021

Unemployment and Underemployment in Australia.

Seasonally adjusted estimates of Unemployment statistics in Australia.

March 2021 Unemployment:

  • Unemployment rate 5.6%.
  • Unemployed people: 778,100
  • Underemployment rate 7.9%.
  • Monthly hours worked in all jobs: 1,800 million.

February 2021 Unemployment :

  • Unemployment rate 5.8%.
  • Unemployed people: 805,200
  • Underemployment rate 8.5%
  • Monthly hours worked in
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Australian Unemployment 2020

Unemployment and Underemployment in Australia.

Seasonally adjusted estimates of Unemployment statistics in Australia, during 2020.

December 2020 Unemployment:

  • Unemployment rate 6.6%.
  • Unemployed people: 912,000
  • Underemployment rate 8.5%.
  • Monthly hours worked in all jobs: 1,753 million.

November 2020 Unemployment.

  • Unemployment rate: 6.6%.
  • Unemployed people: 942,100
  • Underemployment rate: 9.4%
  • Monthly hours worked
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Confused? JobSeeker or JobKeeper

Confused by JobSeeker or JobKeeper?  You are not alone…

This post is to show that many people, including news outlets, and myself, can easily get confused by these two terms: JobSeeker and JobKeeper.

Keeping the original term “NewStart” instead of “JobSeeker”, might have been better.

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Employment Numbers in Australia 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus affected Australian employment figures by substantial numbers when lockdowns came into effect.

But as infection numbers reduced, and lockdowns changed, more people began to return to work.

Comparing November 2019 to November 2020, the number of people in full-time employment had reduced by 110,900 people.

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