Unemployment in Australia 2015.
ABS figures released in September 2015 showed the Trend Unemployment Rate for August 2015 at 6.2% for all Employment Types.
The report also shows the Unemployment Rates for each year from 1978, and the following chart comprises the Unemployment Rate for each August of each of these years, but only for those looking for Full Time Work.
This chart shows that the August Original Unemployment Rates for FULL TIME work has been between a low of 3.75% in August 2008 and a high of 11.72% in August 1993.
The Original August 2015 rate for this group of Unemployed was 6.30%.
August Original Unemployment Rate Persons Looking for full-time work in Australia.
The average August Unemployment Rates for FULL TIME work between 1978 and 2015 was 6.98%
The average August Unemployment Rates for FULL TIME work between 1978 and 2001 was 8.01%
The average August Unemployment Rates for FULL TIME work between 2002 and 2015 was 5.21%
The current August 2015 Unemployment Rate for FULL TIME work is 6.30% (Male 6.09% : Female 6.68%)
State Unemployment Rates for Full Time workers in August 2015.
5.80% New South Wales
8.46% South Australia
6.11% Western Australia
4.51% Northern Territory
4.35% Australian Capital Territory