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1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2009   
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Contents >> Work and Income >> Duration of unemployment

DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT

Between September 2008 and September 2009, the number of people classified as short-term unemployed (less than 13 weeks) increased by 7.6% or 4,100 people in the Melbourne MSR and decreased by 4.6% or 900 people in the Balance of Victoria MSR.

Over the same period, the number of people classified as medium-term unemployed (13 to less than 52 weeks) increased by 66.0% or 15,900 people in the Melbourne MSR and by 31.9% or 3,800 people in the Balance of Victoria MSR.

The number of people classified as long-term unemployed (52 weeks or more) increased by 134.5% or 11,300 people in the Melbourne MSR. For the Balance of Victoria MSR, the number of long-term unemployed increased by 37.9% or 2,200 people.

Unemployed persons, By Duration of unemployment - Victoria
Graph: Unemployed persons, By Duration of unemployment—Victoria


View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Unemployed persons, By Duration of unemployment, Sex and Major Statistical Region (file size 56kB).


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