6104.0 - Labour Statistics in Brief, Australia, 2014  
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Labour Force – Persons not in the labour force and Education


September 2013
Males
Females
Persons
%
%
%
Persons Not in the Labour Force: Main activity
Retired or voluntarily inactive
38.7
25.7
31.0
Home duties
8.8
28.5
20.6
Caring for children
1.4
11.9
7.6
Attending an educational institution
21.0
12.6
16.0
Own long-term health condition or disability
14.6
8.7
11.1
Own short-term illness or injury
1.5
1.0
1.2
Looking after ill or disabled person
2.9
4.6
3.9
Travel, holiday or leisure activity
5.7
3.4
4.3
Working in unpaid voluntary job
2.1
2.2
2.2
Other
3.3
1.3
2.1
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
Persons not in the labour force ('000)
2 551.4
3 752.1
6 303.5
Source: Persons Not in the Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6220.0).

May 2013
Persons
Unemployment rate
Participation rate
'000
%
%
Education and Work: persons aged 15-64 years
Level of highest non-school qualification
    Postgraduate Degree
769.9
3.5
88.7
    Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
417.4
2.6
86.7
    Bachelor Degree
2 628.9
3.4
86.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma
1 468.9
3.8
84.2
    Certificate III/IV
2 837.2
4.7
86.2
    Certificate I/II
506.3
12.9
70.6
    Certificate n.f.d.
108.9
9.4
83.7
Total with a non-school qualification(a)
8 857.5
4.4
85.3
Total without a non-school qualification
6 631.5
7.8
65.8
Total
15 489.0
5.7
76.9
(a) Includes 'Level not determined'
Source: Education and Work, Australia (cat. no. 6227.0).