Australia Labour Force Participation Rate

1978 - 2020 | Monthly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 65.5 % in Oct 2020, compared with 64.7 % in the previous month. Australia Labour Force Participation Rate is updated monthly, available from Feb 1978 to Oct 2020, with an average rate of 63.4 % . The data reached the an all-time high of 66.5 % in Feb 2020 and a record low of 59.6 % in Jan 1984. Australia Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

In the latest reports, Australia Population reached 25.5 million people in Dec 2019. Unemployment Rate of Australia increased to 7.0 % in Oct 2020. The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 3,426.2 USD in May 2020.

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Australia Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Australia's Labour Force Participation Rate in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
65.5 Oct 2020 64.7 Sep 2020 59.6 Jan 1984 66.5 Feb 2020 % monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 60.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 61.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Armenia (%) 57.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Australia (%) 65.5 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 78.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 66.1 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bahrain (%) 73.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bangladesh (%) 59.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (%) 87.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -63,966.960 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 90,927.832 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 30.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 474,369.8 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.7 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (AUD bn) 880.783 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (AUD bn) 1,693.021 2025 yearly 1989 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (AUD bn) 833.535 2025 yearly 1988 - 2025
DOT Forecast: Budget Aggregates: Revenue (AUD bn) 538.100 2024 yearly 1997 - 2024
DOT Forecast: Budget Aggregates: Expenses (AUD bn) 596.600 2024 yearly 1997 - 2024
AU: General Government: Financial Liabilities (AUD mn) 2,035,045.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020

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