1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Jul 2007  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

Source
Tas. value
Aust. value
Change previous month (Tas)
Change corresponding month previous year (Tas)

July 2007
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
4.8%
4.3%
-0.1 pts
-1.5 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
11,500
466,200
-0.9%
-24.3%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
227,000
10,478,500
0.2%
1.1%
Participation rate(a) - trend
60.2%
65.0%
0.0 pts
-0.9pts
2006
No. of volunteers ('000)
130.9
5,226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(b)
36.0%
34.1%
..
..
Total annual hours of voluntary work (million)
17.7
713.1
..
..
Median annual hours of voluntary work
55
56
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..

.. not applicable
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Percentage of all persons aged 18 years and over.

More Detailed Source Information
Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0)
Voluntary Work, Australia (cat. no. 4441.0)