1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Aug 2008  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

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

Aug 2008
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
4.1%
4.2%
-0.1 pts
-1.0 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
10 300
474 200
-1.0%
-16.9%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
239 500
10 734 900
0.6%
5.2%
Participation rate(a) - trend
62.4%
65.2%
0.3 pts
1.9pts
2006
No. of volunteers(b) ('000)
130.9
5 226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(b)
36.0%
34.1%
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..
Total annual hours of voluntary work(b)
17.7 million
713.1 million
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Median annual hours of voluntary work(b)
55
56
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.. 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)