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

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

Jun 2010
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
6.3%
5.2%
0.1 pts(b)
1.4 pts(b)
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
16 000
603 400
2.2%(b)
31.2%(b)
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
237 700
11 077 600
0.2%(b)
1.5%(b)
Participation rate(a) - trend
61.9%
65.1%
0.1 pts(b)
1.1 pts(b)
2006
No. of volunteers(c) ('000)
130.9
5 226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(c)
36.0%
34.1%
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..
Total annual hours of voluntary work(c)
17.7 million
713.1 million
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..
Median annual hours of voluntary work(c)
55
56
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.. not applicable
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Estimates of change have been calculated using unrounded estimates, and may be different from, but are more accurate than, movements obtained from the rounded estimates.
(c) 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)