1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Aug 2007  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

Source
Tas. value
Aust. value
Change
previous
month (Tas)
Change
corresponding
month
previous
year (Tas)

Aug 2007
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
5.0%
4.3%
0.0 pts
-1.3 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
12,000
467,100
0.8%
-20.0%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
227,400
10,502,100
0.2%
1.4%
Participation rate(a) - trend
60.4%
65.0%
0.1 pts
-0.5pts
2006
No. of volunteers(b) ('000)
130.9
5,226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(b)
36.0%
34.1%
..
..
Total annual hours of voluntary work(b) (million)
17.7
713.1
..
..
Median annual hours of voluntary work(b)
55
56
..
..

.. not applicable
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Persons aged 18 years and over.

More Detailed Source Information
Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0)
Voluntary Work, Australia (cat. no. 4441.0)