Explore our Data

Submit

Australia Underemployment Rate

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate data was reported at 13.591 % in May 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 14.315 % for Feb 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate data is updated quarterly, averaging 12.785 % from Feb 1978 to May 2018, with 162 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 18.988 % in Feb 1993 and a record low of 8.252 % in Aug 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G025: Underemployment Rate.

Last

13.591

May 2018
Previous

14.315

Feb 2018
Min

8.252

Aug 1981
Max

18.988

Feb 1993
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

13.591

May 2018

14.315

Feb 2018

8.252

Aug 1981

18.988

Feb 1993

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate

Series Details
Series ID

286261004

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

12.768

Variance

5.318

Standard deviation

2.306

Skewness

0.128

Kurtosis

-0.191

Coefficient variation

0.181

Median

12.785

Max
Feb 1993

18.988

Min
Aug 1981

8.252

Previous observation
Feb 2018

14.315

Last observation
May 2018

13.591

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female data was reported at 15.854 % in May 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 16.393 % for Feb 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female data is updated quarterly, averaging 14.937 % from Feb 1978 to May 2018, with 162 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 20.924 % in Feb 1993 and a record low of 11.226 % in Aug 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G025: Underemployment Rate.

Last

15.854

May 2018
Previous

16.393

Feb 2018
Min

11.226

Aug 1981
Max

20.924

Feb 1993
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

15.854

May 2018

16.393

Feb 2018

11.226

Aug 1981

20.924

Feb 1993

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female

Series Details
Series ID

286260904

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

15.106

Variance

4.023

Standard deviation

2.006

Skewness

0.372

Kurtosis

-0.148

Coefficient variation

0.133

Median

14.937

Max
Feb 1993

20.924

Min
Aug 1981

11.226

Previous observation
Feb 2018

16.393

Last observation
May 2018

15.854

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male data was reported at 11.581 % in May 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 12.478 % for Feb 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male data is updated quarterly, averaging 11.146 % from Feb 1978 to May 2018, with 162 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 17.589 % in Feb 1993 and a record low of 6.152 % in Nov 1980. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G025: Underemployment Rate.

Last

11.581

May 2018
Previous

12.478

Feb 2018
Min

6.152

Nov 1980
Max

17.589

Feb 1993
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

11.581

May 2018

12.478

Feb 2018

6.152

Nov 1980

17.589

Feb 1993

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male

Series Details
Series ID

286260804

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

11.049

Variance

6.078

Standard deviation

2.465

Skewness

0.163

Kurtosis

-0.138

Coefficient variation

0.223

Median

11.146

Max
Feb 1993

17.589

Min
Nov 1980

6.152

Previous observation
Feb 2018

12.478

Last observation
May 2018

11.581

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend data was reported at 13.613 % in Aug 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 13.928 % for May 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend data is updated quarterly, averaging 12.614 % from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018, with 163 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 18.121 % in Nov 1992 and a record low of 8.402 % in May 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G024: Underemployment Rate.

Last

13.856

May 2018
Previous

13.847

Feb 2018
Min

8.410

May 1981
Max

18.066

Nov 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 19 Jul 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

13.856

May 2018

13.847

Feb 2018

8.410

May 1981

18.066

Nov 1992

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 19 Jul 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend

Series Details
Series ID

286264304

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

19 Jul 2018

Statistics
Mean

12.823

Variance

5.075

Standard deviation

2.253

Skewness

0.112

Kurtosis

-0.186

Coefficient variation

0.176

Median

12.874

Max
Nov 1992

18.066

Min
May 1981

8.410

Previous observation
Feb 2018

13.847

Last observation
May 2018

13.856

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female data was reported at 16.061 % in Aug 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 16.197 % for May 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female data is updated quarterly, averaging 14.702 % from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018, with 163 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 19.790 % in Nov 1992 and a record low of 11.734 % in Nov 1978. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G024: Underemployment Rate.

Last

16.061

Aug 2018
Previous

16.197

May 2018
Min

11.734

Nov 1978
Max

19.790

Nov 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - Aug 2018

Updated on 18 Oct 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

16.061

Aug 2018

16.197

May 2018

11.734

Nov 1978

19.790

Nov 1992

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - Aug 2018

Updated on 18 Oct 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female

Series Details
Series ID

286264204

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

Aug 2018

Last Updated

18 Oct 2018

Statistics
Mean

14.998

Variance

3.637

Standard deviation

1.907

Skewness

0.441

Kurtosis

-0.295

Coefficient variation

0.127

Median

14.702

Max
Nov 1992

19.790

Min
Nov 1978

11.734

Previous observation
May 2018

16.197

Last observation
Aug 2018

16.061

Number of Observations

163

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male data was reported at 11.998 % in May 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 12.047 % for Feb 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male data is updated quarterly, averaging 11.129 % from Feb 1978 to May 2018, with 162 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 16.979 % in Nov 1992 and a record low of 6.383 % in May 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G025: Underemployment Rate.

Last

11.451

Aug 2018
Previous

11.921

May 2018
Min

6.372

May 1981
Max

16.916

Nov 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - Aug 2018

Updated on 18 Oct 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

11.451

Aug 2018

11.921

May 2018

6.372

May 1981

16.916

Nov 1992

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - Aug 2018

Updated on 18 Oct 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male

Series Details
Series ID

286264104

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

Aug 2018

Last Updated

18 Oct 2018

Statistics
Mean

11.042

Variance

5.782

Standard deviation

2.405

Skewness

0.175

Kurtosis

-0.143

Coefficient variation

0.218

Median

11.008

Max
Nov 1992

16.916

Min
May 1981

6.372

Previous observation
May 2018

11.921

Last observation
Aug 2018

11.451

Number of Observations

163

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa data was reported at 13.538 % in Aug 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 13.864 % for May 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa data is updated quarterly, averaging 12.676 % from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018, with 163 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 18.156 % in Nov 1992 and a record low of 8.378 % in May 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G024: Underemployment Rate.

Last

13.869

May 2018
Previous

13.915

Feb 2018
Min

8.396

May 1981
Max

18.215

Nov 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

13.869

May 2018

13.915

Feb 2018

8.396

May 1981

18.215

Nov 1992

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa

Series Details
Series ID

286260104

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

12.824

Variance

5.111

Standard deviation

2.261

Skewness

0.107

Kurtosis

-0.201

Coefficient variation

0.176

Median

12.802

Max
Nov 1992

18.215

Min
May 1981

8.396

Previous observation
Feb 2018

13.915

Last observation
May 2018

13.869

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female data was reported at 16.074 % in Aug 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 16.116 % for May 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female data is updated quarterly, averaging 14.738 % from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018, with 163 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 19.734 % in Nov 1993 and a record low of 11.756 % in May 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G024: Underemployment Rate.

Last

16.065

May 2018
Previous

15.868

Feb 2018
Min

11.741

Nov 1978
Max

19.737

Nov 1993
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

16.065

May 2018

15.868

Feb 2018

11.741

Nov 1978

19.737

Nov 1993

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female

Series Details
Series ID

286260004

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

15.148

Variance

3.562

Standard deviation

1.887

Skewness

0.393

Kurtosis

-0.252

Coefficient variation

0.125

Median

14.985

Max
Nov 1993

19.737

Min
Nov 1978

11.741

Previous observation
Feb 2018

15.868

Last observation
May 2018

16.065

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male data was reported at 11.298 % in Aug 2018. This records a decrease from the previous number of 11.869 % for May 2018. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male data is updated quarterly, averaging 11.101 % from Feb 1978 to Aug 2018, with 163 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 17.047 % in Nov 1992 and a record low of 6.389 % in May 1981. Australia’s Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G024: Underemployment Rate.

Last

11.920

May 2018
Previous

12.186

Feb 2018
Min

6.338

May 1981
Max

17.148

Nov 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

11.920

May 2018

12.186

Feb 2018

6.338

May 1981

17.148

Nov 1992

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male

Series Details
Series ID

286259904

Name

Australia Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

11.111

Variance

6.001

Standard deviation

2.450

Skewness

0.148

Kurtosis

-0.136

Coefficient variation

0.220

Median

11.141

Max
Nov 1992

17.148

Min
May 1981

6.338

Previous observation
Feb 2018

12.186

Last observation
May 2018

11.920

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data

Australia Underemployment Rate

1978 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Underemployment Rate data was reported at 8.306 % in May 2018. This records an increase from the previous number of 8.270 % for Feb 2018. Australia’s Underemployment Rate data is updated quarterly, averaging 6.608 % from Feb 1978 to May 2018, with 162 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.789 % in Nov 2014 and a record low of 2.560 % in Feb 1978. Australia’s Underemployment Rate data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Australia – Table AU.G025: Underemployment Rate.

Last

8.306

May 2018
Previous

8.270

Feb 2018
Min

2.560

Feb 1978
Max

8.789

Nov 2014
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

8.306

May 2018

8.270

Feb 2018

2.560

Feb 1978

8.789

Nov 2014

%

quarterly

Feb 1978 - May 2018

Updated on 14 Jun 2018

View Australia's Underemployment Rate from Feb 1978 to May 2018 in the chart:

Australia Underemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

286260704

Name

Australia Underemployment Rate

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

May 2018

Last Updated

14 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

5.881

Variance

3.304

Standard deviation

1.818

Skewness

-0.507

Kurtosis

-1.069

Coefficient variation

0.309

Median

6.608

Max
Nov 2014

8.789

Min
Feb 1978

2.560

Previous observation
Feb 2018

8.270

Last observation
May 2018

8.306

Number of Observations

162

Get This Data
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Female
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Male
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Female
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: Trend: Male
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Female
Labour Force Underutilisation Rate: sa: Male
Underemployment Rate
Underemployment Rate: Female
Underemployment Rate: Male
Underemployment Rate: Trend
Underemployment Rate: Trend
Underemployment Rate: Trend
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Female
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Female
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Female
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Male
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Male
Underemployment Rate: Trend: Male
Underemployment Rate: sa
Underemployment Rate: sa: Female
Underemployment Rate: sa: Male
CEIC Flex
Monthly metered access across all our data
20 Series Downloads Per Month
$39/per month
200 Series Downloads Per Month
$149/per month
500 Series Downloads Per Month
$299/per month
Buy Now
CEIC Unlimited
Unlimited access tailored to your data needs
Request a Demo
The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later.