1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Dec 2007  
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DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT

Between December 2006 and December 2007, the number of persons unemployed in the short term (for less than 13 weeks) increased by 1.4% in the Melbourne MSR and decreased by 8.3% in the Balance of Victoria MSR.


Over the same period, the number of medium term unemployed (13 to less than 52 weeks) increased by 27.7% in the Melbourne MSR but decreased by 9.8% in the Balance of Victoria MSR.


The number of long term unemployed (those unemployed for 52 weeks or more) fell by 14.0% in the Melbourne MSR and by 34.7% in the Balance of Victoria MSR.

Graph: Persons Unemployed, Melbourne


Graph: Persons Unemployed, Balance Of Victoria



View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Table 10, Duration of Unemployment, By Sex and Major Statistical Region (file size 20kB).


View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Table 11, Unemployment Rate Estimates, By Local Government Area, Smoothed Series (file size 31kB).


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