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6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Aug 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/09/2010   
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LABOUR FORCE UNDERUTILISATION RATE TREND ESTIMATES


MALES

The trend estimate of the underutilisation rate for males rose from 11.5% in August 2000 to 12.8% in November 2001. The trend then fell to 8.0% in May 2008 before rising to 12.2% in August 2009. The trend has since fallen to 10.5% in August 2010.

Graph: Underutilisation rate for males


FEMALES

The trend estimate of the underutilisation rate for females fell from 14.7% in August 2000 to 14.5% in November 2000. The trend then rose to 16.1% in November 2001, before generally falling to 12.3% in May 2008. The trend then rose to 15.4% in August 2009 before falling to 14.5% in August 2010.

Graph: Underutilisation rate for females


PERSONS

The trend estimate of the underutilisation rate for persons rose from 12.9% in August 2000 to 14.2% in November 2001. The trend then generally fell to 10.0% in May 2008 before rising to 13.7% in August 2009. The trend has since fallen to 12.3% in August 2010.

Graph: Underutilisation rate


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