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1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Feb 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/03/2009   
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

Source
Tas. value
Aust. value
Change previous month (Tas)
Change corresponding month previous year (Tas)
Feb 2009
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
4.6%
4.9%
0.1pts
-0.2pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
11 700
561 100
3.5%
0.9%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
239 900
10 811 700
0.0%
3.4%
Participation rate(a) - trend
62.3%
65.4%
0.0pts
1.3pts
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)






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