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6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Oct 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/11/2012   
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PARTICIPATION RATE TREND ESTIMATES


MALES

The trend estimate of the participation rate for males generally rose from 71.7% in October 2002 to 72.8% in February 2008. The trend then fell to 72.2% in October 2009 before rising to 72.8% in December 2010. The trend has since fallen to 71.7% in October 2012.

Graph: Males


FEMALES

The trend estimate of the participation rate for females generally fell from 55.6% in October 2002 to 55.4% in February 2004. The trend then generally rose to 59.0% in April 2009 before generally falling to 58.5% in March 2010. The trend then generally rose to 59.1% in July 2011 before generally falling to 58.8% in October 2012.

Graph: Females


PERSONS

The trend estimate of the participation rate for persons rose from 63.5% in October 2002 to 63.8% in February 2003. The trend then fell to 63.3% in March 2004 before generally rising to 65.9% in December 2010. The trend has since generally fallen to 65.1% in October 2012.



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