1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/12/2006
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Unemployed persons are defined as all persons 15 years of age and over who were not employed during the reference week, and:
Two important measures of unemployment are the number of persons unemployed and the unemployment rate. The unemployment rate is defined as the number of unemployed persons expressed as a percentage of those in the labour force (total employed and unemployed).