1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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In 2005-06, the average annual monthly number of unemployed persons was 15,400, up from 13,900 in 2004-05. Of all unemployed persons in 2005-06, some 57.1% were male.

Of all unemployed females in 2005-2006, there were 65.2% who were looking for full-time work. The corresponding figure for males was 83.0%.

UNEMPLOYED, Tasmania: Annual average(a)
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Males
Looking for full-time work
10.6
10.1
8.3
6.8
7.3
Looking for part-time work
1.5
1.5
*1.1
1.2
1.5
Total unemployed
12.1
11.6
9.4
8.0
8.8
Females
Looking for full-time work
5.1
5.3
4.5
3.9
4.3
Looking for part-time work
2.1
2.5
1.7
2.0
2.3
Total unemployed
7.3
7.7
6.2
6.0
6.6
Persons
Looking for full-time work
15.7
15.4
12.8
10.7
11.6
Looking for part-time work
3.7
4.0
2.8
3.2
3.8
Total unemployed
19.4
19.4
15.6
13.9
15.4


*estimate has a relative standard error between 25% and 50% and should be used with caution.
(a) Averages calculated on monthly original estimates.
Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Monthly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001).



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