1307.8 - Australian Capital Territory in Focus, 2007  
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TRADE UNION MEMBERSHIPS

At August 2006, an estimated 175,100 people had their main job in the ACT and, of these, 31,000 (18%) were members of a trade union in their main job. The proportion of employees who were trade union members in the ACT has steadily decreased over the years, comprising 24% of employees in 2003, 21% in 2004, 20% in 2005 and 18% in 2006.


Nationally, 1,786,000 (20%) employees were members of a trade union in their main job at August 2006, down 7% from August 2005 (1,911,900). The proportion of employees who were trade union members decreased from 23% in 2004, to 22% in 2005 and to 20% in 2006.


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