Provides preliminary estimates of the civilian labour force derived from the labour force survey part of the monthly population survey. Estimates for the current month were preliminary and subject to revision.
Revised figures for the current month and more detailed estimates are published in Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6203.0)
This publication includes unemployment statistics previously published in Unemployment, Australia, Preliminary Estimates (cat. no. 6201.0).
Prior to October 1983, preliminary details of the numbers of employees in government bodies are also provided. More information was published in Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6203.0). Figures for months prior to May 1980 were published in Civilian Employees, Australia (cat. no. 6213.0).
From September 1983, government employment figures were published quarterly in Employed Wage and Salary Earners, Australia (cat. no 6248.0).
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