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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Australian Unemployment for New Migrants

Unemployment rates for New Migrants in Australia.

Figures for 2016 showed that an average of about 5.6% of Australian born people were unemployed during 2016.

This is much lower than the rate for new migrants to Australia, either skilled visa holder, or a partner visa etc., in the family stream … Read the rest

Australian Unemployment April 2020

In April 2020, the Australian Unemployment rate has increased from 5.2% to 6.2%.

The number of people classed as Unemployed increased by 104,500 to 823,300.

This figure released 14th May 2020.

Government support packages were introduced to keep people in employment, even of not actually working.

Many of these are … Read the rest

No New Jobs in Australia for Some Months?

Employment in Australia after March 2020.

New Migrants often need to find work quickly once they arrive in Australia. It isn’t always easy, but it is now getting much worse.

The number of people losing their jobs following the effects of the COVID-19 virus is growing, and Cabinet ministers have … Read the rest

Australian Unemployment Rate: June 2019

Unemployment Rate and Numbers in Australia: June 2019.

Seasonally Adjusted employment figures, released by the ABS on 18th July 2019, show that 500 more people are employed in June 2019, compared to May 2019.

However, those figures also show that the numbers of Unemployed increased by 6,600 in that same … Read the rest

Australian Unemployment Rate: July 2018

Unemployment Rate and Numbers in Australia: July 2018.

Unemployment Numbers in Australia: July 2018.

There were 706,000 people unemployed in Australia in July 2018
There were 12,575,200 people employed in Australia in July 2018

The Unemployment Rate was 5.3% in July 2018.

Full-time employment increased 19,300 to 8,587,500, from June … Read the rest

Australian Unemployment Rate: May 2017

Unemployment Rate and Numbers in Australia: May 2017.

Unemployment Numbers in Australia: May 2017.

There were 711,900 people unemployed in Australia in May 2017
There were 12,152,600 people employed in Australia in May 2017

The Unemployment Rate was 5.5% in May 2017.

Full-time employment increased 52,100 to 8,287,400
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Australian Unemployment Rate: April 2017

Unemployment Rate and Numbers in Australia: April 2017.

Unemployment Numbers in Australia: April 2017.

There were 732,300 people unemployed in Australia in April 2017
There were 12,099,300 people employed in Australia in April 2017

The Unemployment Rate was 5.7% in April 2017.

Full-time employment decreased 11,600 to 8,227,400
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