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AUD, Australian Dollar

Australia Unemployment Rate

Country: Australia
Sector: Labor
Medium 5.4% 5.5%
5.5%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
5.4%
5.4%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

Australia Unemployment Rate shows the share of unemployed persons seeking employment from the overall working-age population.

Unemployment growth indicates the labor market slump and the overall negative trend in the national economy. Higher than expected readings are seen as negative for the Australian dollar.

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History

Export
Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Oct 2017
5.4%
5.5%
5.5%
Sep 2017
5.5%
5.6%
Aug 2017
5.6%
5.6%
Jul 2017
5.6%
5.7% Revised from 5.6%
Jun 2017
5.6%
5.6% Revised from 5.5%
May 2017
5.5%
5.7%
Apr 2017
5.7%
5.9%
Mar 2017
5.9%
5.9%
Feb 2017
5.9%
5.7%
Jan 2017
5.7%
5.8%