1307.6 - Tasmanian State and Regional Indicators, Dec 2008
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/01/2009
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The annual average size of the labour force in Tasmania in 2007-08 was 242,600, increasing 2.0% from 2006-07. The annual average participation rate also increased from 60.3% in 2006-07 to 61.0% in 2007-08.
Tasmania's trend unemployment rate fell to an historically low level of 4.2% in June 2008. The Australian unemployment rate reached 4.2% 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 2008, the average weekly ordinary time earnings (ie no overtime earnings) figure for full time adults in Tasmania was $1,017.90, an increase of 2.0% on the May 2007 figure. In May 2008, the average weekly ordinary time earnings figure for full-time employed Tasmanian males was $1,054.80, and for females was $947.50. The Australian average weekly ordinary time earnings figure for full-time employed adults in May 2008 was $1,131.50.
Australian Labour Market Statistics (ABS cat. no. 6105.0)
Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6302.0)
Employment Arrangements and Superannuation, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6361.0)
Forms of Employment, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6359.0)
Job Vacancies, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6354.0)
Labour Force, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6202.0)
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (ABS cat. no. 6291.0.55.001)
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly (ABS cat. no. 6291.0.55.003)
Labour Mobility, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6209.0)
Labour Price Index, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6345.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods (ABS cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Persons Not in the Labour Force, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6220.0)
Regional Wage and Salary Earner Statistics, Australia (ABS cat. no. 5673.0)
Tasmanian Key Indicators (ABS cat.no. 1304.6)
Underemployed Workers, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6265.0)
Further information can also be found on the Labour Statistics Theme Page of the ABS website.
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