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6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Oct 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2009   
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18/11/2009 Note: Minor corrections to amend two spelling mistakes: Notes section title amended to Revisions to Population Benchmarks; and commentary for Unemployed Persons: Trend Estimates - Females amended to reference females.

All Labour Force estimates are not affected by these changes.

UNEMPLOYED PERSONS TREND ESTIMATES


MALES

The trend estimates of unemployed males generally fell from 367,300 in October 1999 to 342,000 in August 2000. The trend then rose sharply to 392,100 in September 2001, before falling slightly to 234,000 in March 2008. The trend rose to 375,900 in August 2009 before falling to stand at 375,200 in October 2009.

Graph: Males


FEMALES

The trend estimates of unemployed females generally fell from 269,900 in October 1999 to 239,700 in September 2000. The trend then rose sharply to 290,200 in October 2001, before falling to 226,500 in March 2008. The trend has since risen to stand at 293,800 in October 2009.

Graph: Females


PERSONS

The trend estimates of unemployed persons generally fell from 637,300 in October 1999 to 582,900 in September 2000. The trend then rose sharply to 682,100 in October 2001, before generally falling to 460,500 in March 2008. The trend has since risen to stand at 669,000 in October 2009.

Graph: Persons

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