6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Jul 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/08/2011   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TREND ESTIMATES


MALES

The trend estimate of the long-term unemployment rate for males generally rose from 24.0% in July 2001 to 26.1% in April 2002. The trend then generally fell to 13.0% in February 2009, before rising to 21.3% in November 2010. The trend has since fallen to 19.8% in July 2011.

Graph: MALES


FEMALES

The trend estimate of the long-term unemployment rate for females rose from 18.7% in July 2001 to 19.7% in February 2002, before generally falling to 12.8% in November 2007. The trend has since generally risen to 19.0% in July 2011.

Graph: FEMALES


PERSONS

The trend estimate of the long-term unemployment rate for persons generally rose from 21.8% in July 2001 to 23.3% in March 2002, before generally falling to 13.0% in February 2009. Than the trend has risen to 19.6% in May 2011 before falling to 19.4% in July 2011.