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1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Jan 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/02/2009   
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

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

Jan 2009
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
4.5%
4.6%
0.1pts
-0.5pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
11 100
521 200
2.8%
-7.5%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
237 300
10 745 400
-0.3%
3.0%
Participation rate(a) - trend
61.7%
65.0%
-0.2pts
0.8pts
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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