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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Labour >> Labour force >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

In 2005-06, the average labour force participation rate in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region was 60.6%. This compares to the 2004-05 figure of 59.5% and the 2005-06 Tasmanian figure of 61.0%.

In 2005-06, there was an average of 58,700 employed males (up from 57,100 in 2004-05) and 51,300 employed females (up from 50,200 in 2004-05).

In 2005-06, there was an average of 4,300 unemployed males (unchanged on 2004-05), while the male unemployment rate was 6.8% (down from 7.1% in 2004-05). In 2005-06, the number of unemployed females was 3,200 (up from 2,700 in 2004-05), while the female unemployment rate was 5.9% (up from 5.1% in 2004-05).

CIVILIAN LABOUR FORCE STATUS(a), Greater Hobart-Southern Region: Annual average(b)(c)(d)(e)
Employed
Unemployed
Unemployment
rate
Participation
rate
Civilian population
aged 15 and
over
Years
'000
'000
%
%
'000

Males
2001-02
52.1
6.2
10.7
64.9
89.8
2002-03
53.7
5.4
9.2
65.1
90.8
2003-04
55.6
4.5
7.5
65.2
92.2
2004-05
57.1
4.3
7.1
65.6
93.6
2005-06
58.7
4.3
6.8
66.7
94.4
Females
2001-02
44.5
3.5
7.3
50.6
95.0
2002-03
46.8
3.4
6.7
52.4
95.9
2003-04
49.2
2.4
4.7
53.1
97.3
2004-05
50.2
2.7
5.1
53.6
98.6
2005-06
51.3
3.2
5.9
54.9
99.3
Persons
2001-02
96.6
9.8
9.2
57.6
184.8
2002-03
100.5
8.8
8.0
58.5
186.7
2003-04
104.8
7.0
6.2
59.0
189.5
2004-05
107.2
7.0
6.1
59.5
192.1
2005-06
110.0
7.5
6.4
60.6
193.7

(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Averages calculated on monthly original estimates.
(c) Differences between the aggregation of regions and state-level totals may vary due to the annual average methodology used.
(d) A new Labour Force Survey questionnaire was introduced in April 2001. As a result, a small number of definitions have been modified resulting in revisions to core labour force series from 1986 to 2001. This process did not include revisions to labour force region data and differences may occur between the aggregation of regions and state totals.
(e) Labour Force Survey estimates at the regional level have been revised based on population benchmarks for Labour Force Statistical Regions for the period January 1999 to January 2004. As a result, the regional estimates for years 2001-2002 to 2002-03 will differ slightly from those published in previous releases.
Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001).



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