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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Mar 2009  
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DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT

Between March 2008 and March 2009, the number of people classified as short-term unemployed (less than 13 weeks) increased by 28.7% or 17,800 people in the Melbourne MSR and 31.0% or 5,400 people in the Balance of Victoria MSR.

Over the same period, the number of people classified as medium-term unemployed (13 to less than 52 weeks) increased by 59.3% or 11,400 people in the Melbourne MSR and by 80.5% or 6,200 people in the Balance of Victoria MSR.

The number of people classified as long-term unemployed (52 weeks or more) increased by 41.6% or 5,200 people in the Melbourne MSR. For the Balance of Victoria MSR, the number of long-term unemployed decreased by 14.9% or 1,000 people, however this estimate is subject to a high relative standard error.



View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Duration of Unemployment, By Sex and Major Statistical Region (file size 70kB)

View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Estimates of Unemployment Rate, By Local Government Area: Smoothed Series (file size 65kB).


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