Unemployment Rate Australia – 2022 Election

Unemployment Rate – Political Leaders Knowledge.

Anthony Albanese, on 11 April 2022, said he thought that the Australian unemployment rate was 5.4 per cent.

Scott Morrison, on the same day, said it was 4%, the lowest rate over 50 years.

The latest actual figures show that the Prime Minister, Scott … Read the rest

Australian Unemployment October 2021.

Australian Unemployment Rate October 2021.

Unemployment in Australia increased by 81,800 in October 2021, from 625,500 in September up to 708,300 in October.

But, how important is such an increase, when looked at in the long term?

The following graph, showing unemployment rates from 2011, is showing the October 2021 … Read the rest

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