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1345.4 - SA Stats, Jul 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/07/2009   
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LABOUR FORCE


CONTENTS

Employed persons

Unemployment

Participation rate


EMPLOYED PERSONS

In trend terms, the total number of persons employed in South Australia in June 2009 was 796,100, an increase of 1,400 from the number of persons employed in May 2009. The total number of persons employed in Australia in June 2009 was 10,772,500, a decrease of 4,800 on the number employed in May 2009 (10,777,300).

EMPLOYED PERSONS, Trend, South Australia
Graph: EMPLOYED PERSONS, Trend, South Australia


The number of males employed full-time in South Australia in June 2009 was 350,700 (in trend terms), a decrease from 352,400 in May 2009. The number of females employed full-time in South Australia increased from 186,500 in May 2009 to 187,300 in June 2009.


UNEMPLOYMENT

The trend estimate unemployment rate for South Australia fell slightly in June 2009 to 5.5% from 5.6% in May 2009. Australia's unemployment rate increased from 5.7% in May 2009 to 5.8% in June 2009.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE(a), Trend
Graph: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE(a), Trend


For South Australia, the trend unemployment rate for males remained steady at 6.1% in June 2009. The trend unemployment rate for females in South Australia decreased slightly from 4.9% in May 2009 to 4.7% in June 2009, the sixth consecutive monthly decline.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE(a), Trend, South Australia
Graph: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE(a), Trend, South Australia



PARTICIPATION RATE

The trend estimate of the participation rate for South Australia remained steady at 63.6% in June 2009. Australia's trend participation rate remained steady for the sixth consecutive month at 65.4%.

PARTICIPATION RATE, Trend
Graph: PARTICIPATION RATE, Trend


For South Australia, the trend participation rate for males dropped slightly from 69.3% in May 2009 to 69.2% in June 2009. The Australian participation rate for males also dropped slightly in June 2009 to 72.1%. The participation rate for South Australian females increased from 58.1% in May 2009 to 58.2% in June 2009. The Australian female participation rate remained steady at 58.9% over the same period.

PARTICIPATION RATE, Trend, South Australia
Graph: PARTICIPATION RATE, Trend, South Australia



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