Australia’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.1 percentage points in November and now sits at 5.2%.
Increased part-time employment, particularly amongst female workers, and a small drop in the number of people in full-time employment contributed to the overall decrease.
The seasonally adjusted labour force participation rate dropped 0.1% to 65.1%.
Text of media release from the Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australia’s unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage points to 5.2 per cent in November 2012
Australia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point to 5.2 per cent in November, as announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. [Read more...]