Australia Unemployment Rate Rises In June

September 24, 2014 visit site The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.0 percent in June from 5.9 percent in May. Economists expected the unemployment rate to come in at 5.9 percent. The number of unemployed people increases by a seasonally adjusted 20,300 over the previous month to 741,700 in June from 721,300 in May. The number of unemployed people looking for full-time jobs rose 10,000 over the month to 543,000 in June. The number of unemployed people looking for part-time climbed 10,300 to 198,600 in June. The total number of employed people increased 15,900 over the month to 11.58 million in June. This indicated a 9 percent year-over-year growth. Economists expected the number of employed people to increase by 12,000 over the month.

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