1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Dec 2007  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

Source
Tas. value
Aust. value
Change
previous
month (Tas)
Change
corresponding
month previous
year (Tas)

Dec 2007
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
5.4%
4.4%
0.0 pts
-0.5 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
13,100
483,100
0.0%
-5.8%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
230,000
10,588,500
0.2%
2.9%
Participation rate(a) - trend
61.2%
65.2%
0.1 pts
1.0 pts
2006
No. of volunteers(b) ('000)
130.9
5,226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(b)
36.0%
34.1%
..
..
Total annual hours of voluntary work(b)
17.7 million
713.1 million
..
..
Median annual hours of voluntary work(b)
55
56
..
..

.. not applicable
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Persons aged 18 years and over.

More Detailed Source Information
Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0)
Voluntary Work, Australia (cat. no. 4441.0)