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1308.8 - In fACT - Statistical Information on the ACT and Region, Aug 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/08/2009   
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LABOUR FORCE

LABOUR FORCE STATUS(a): Trend

April 2009
May 2009
June 2009

Australian Capital Territory
Employed
Total persons '000
194.7
194.1
193.5
Change from previous month '000
-0.7
-0.6
-0.5
Change from previous year %
-0.7
-1.1
-1.4
Unemployed
Total persons '000
6.3
6.8
7.2
Change from previous month '000
0.4
0.5
0.4
Change from previous year %
19.4
25.2
30.8
Australia
Employed
Total persons '000
10 782.4
10 777.3
10 772.5
Change from previous month '000
-5.7
-5.1
-4.8
Change from previous year %
0.2
-
-0.1
Unemployed
Total persons '000
638.7
655.8
668.4
Change from previous month '000
21.6
17.1
12.6
Change from previous year %
37.9
40.0
41.2

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
Source: Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0).

LABOUR FORCE STATUS(a): Trend

April 2009
May 2009
June 2009

Australian Capital Territory
Participation rate
Rate %
72.2
72.1
71.9
Change from previous month % pts
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
Change from previous year % pts
-1.1
-1.2
-1.3
Unemployment rate
Rate %
3.2
3.4
3.6
Change from previous month % pts
0.2
0.2
0.2
Change from previous year % pts
0.5
0.7
0.9
Australia
Participation rate
Rate %
65.4
65.4
65.4
Change from previous month % pts
-
-
-
Change from previous year % pts
-
-0.1
-0.1
Unemployment rate
Rate %
5.6
5.7
5.8
Change from previous month % pts
0.2
0.1
0.1
Change from previous year % pts
1.5
1.6
1.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
Source: Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0).

EMPLOYED PERSONS, ACT
Graph: EMPLOYED PERSONS, ACT


ACT UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
Graph: ACT UNEMPLOYMENT RATE






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