1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Oct 2010  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

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

Oct 2010
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
5.4%
5.2%
-0.2 pts
0.1 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
13 500
628 200
-4.7%
3.9%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
237 300
11 339 400
0.0%
2.1%
Participation rate(a) - trend
61.0%
65.7%
-0.2 pts
0.7 pts
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 (ABS cat. no. 6202.0)
Voluntary Work, Australia (ABS cat. no. 4441.0)