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June Unemployment Steady


The trend unemployment rate has remained steady across Australia in June with Queensland the only state to record an increase up 0.1% to 6.3%. The National unemployment rate remained at 5.2%, Western Australian rate remains at 5.9% and New South Wales continue to have the lowest rate of the major cities steady at 4.5%. Australian Capital Territory remains the lowest of all states at 3.4%.

Some of the other numbers released today include:

  • Employment increased by 26,300 persons

  • Unemployment person increased by 4,700

  • Unemployment rate increased 0.1 to 5.0%.

  • Participation rate remained increased by 0.1 to 66.0%.

  • Underemployment remained steady at 8.3%

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, STATES AND TERRITORIES

NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

Source: Above statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today. See the full report at https://www.abs.gov.au/

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