1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Feb 2008  
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Image: Labour ForceLABOUR FORCE

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

Feb 2008
Unemployment rate(a) - trend
5.1%
4.1%
-0.1 pts
-0.4 pts
No. of unemployed persons(a) - trend
12 500
456 000
-0.8%
-3.8%
No. of employed persons(a) - trend
230 400
10 649 700
0.1%
2.6%
Participation rate(a) - trend
61.0%
65.2%
0.0 pts
0.9 pts
2006
No. of volunteers(b) ('000)
130.9
5 226.5
..
..
Volunteer rate(b)
36.0%
34.1%
..
..
Total annual hours of voluntary work(b)
17.7 million
713.1 million
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..
Median annual hours of voluntary work(b)
55
56
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.. not applicable
(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Persons aged 18 years and over.

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