Labour force

The brief summarises and compares trends in employment, unemployment, participation and the unemployment rate. The brief also includes an interstate comparison of employment growth and unemployment rates and a brief summary of trends in job vacancies. Data is primarily sourced from the monthly Labour Force: Australia (ABS Cat. No. 6202.0) publication.

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    Although all due care has been exercised in the preparation of this material, no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Care should be taken in using monthly estimates for the Territory, in view of the small numbers and the volatile nature of the data.

    Last updated: 27 March 2018