Unemployment Rate

Australian Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rate is the percentage of individuals eligible for work and are currently looking for employment but unable to secure a position. Rising unemployment is a negative indicator that foreshadows a probable reduction in consumer spending.

Date Value Previous Change
Jun 2014 6.0 5.9 +0.10 
May 2014 5.9 5.8 +0.10 
Apr 2014 5.8 5.8 -- 
Mar 2014 5.8 6.0 -0.20 
Feb 2014 6.0 6.0 -- 
Jan 2014 6.0 5.9 +0.10 
Dec 2013 5.9 5.8 +0.10 
Nov 2013 5.8 5.8 -- 
Oct 2013 5.8 5.7 +0.10 
Sep 2013 5.7 5.8 -0.10 
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