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6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Oct 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/11/2008   
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PRINCIPAL LABOUR FORCE SERIES TREND ESTIMATES


EMPLOYED PERSONS

The trend estimate of employed persons rose from 8,674,900 in October 1998 to 9,056,500 in September 2000. The trend then fell slightly to 9,037,700 in December 2000, before generally rising to stand at a high of 10,752,800 in October 2008.

Graph: Employed persons


UNEMPLOYED PERSONS

The trend estimate of unemployed persons generally fell from 713,000 in October 1998 to 583,000 in September 2000, before rising to 681,100 in October 2001. The trend generally fell to 459,500 in February 2008, before generally rising to stand at 478,900 in October 2008.

Graph: Unemployed persons


UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

The trend unemployment rate generally fell from 7.6% in October 1998 to 6.0% in September 2000, before rising to 7.0% in October 2001. The trend generally fell to 4.1% in February 2008, before rising slightly to stand at 4.3% in October 2008.

Graph: Unemployment rate


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