Australian Bureau of Statistics
1307.6 - Tasmanian State and Regional Indicators, Mar 2008
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/04/2008
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The annual average size of the labour force in Tasmania continued to grow steadily over the years 2002-03 to 2005-06, but decreased again slightly in 2006-07 to 238,000. The participation rate slowed from 60.9% in 2005-06 to 60.3% in 2006-07.
Tasmania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to an historically low level of 4.3% in May 2007. The Australian unemployment rate reached 4.3% at the same time. This was the lowest level of unemployment recorded for Tasmania since the current series began in 1978.
AVERAGE WEEKLY TOTAL EARNINGS, Full-time adults: trend
In May 2007, the average weekly total earnings figure for all employed Tasmanians was $1,050.50, an increase of 7.8% on the May 2006 figure. In the same period, the average weekly total earnings figure for full-time employed Tasmanian males was $1,107.40, and for females was $942.70. The Australian figure for all full-time employed adults was $1,134.30 in May 2007.
LABOUR , Summary table, Tasmania(a)(b)
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Data are annual averages calculated on monthly original estimates, unless otherwise specified.
(c) Includes ASCO skill levels 1-3, which equate to ASCO major groups 1-5. For further information, refer to Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (cat.no. 1220.0).
(d) Estimates of average weekly earnings are trend data as published for May each year.
LABOUR FORCE FRAMEWORK, TASMANIA, SEPTEMBER 2006(a)
ABS SOURCE PUBLICATIONS
Australian Labour Market Statistics (cat. no. 6105.0)
Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (cat. no. 6302.0)
Employment Arrangements and Superannuation, Australia (cat. no. 6361.0)
Forms of Employment, Australia (cat. no. 6359.0)
Job Vacancies, Australia (cat. no. 6354.0)
Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0)
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001)
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.003)
Labour Mobility, Australia (cat. no. 6209.0)
Labour Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6345.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Persons Not in the Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6220.0)
Regional Wage and Salary Earner Statistics, Australia (cat. no. 5673.0.55.003)
Tasmanian Key Indicators (cat.no. 1304.6)
Underemployed Workers, Australia (cat. no. 6265.0)
Further information can also be found on the Labour Statistics Theme Page of the ABS website.
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This page last updated 30 July 2008