Unemployment rate, percent in Australia, February 1978 - May 2022:
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from February 1978 to May 2022. The average value for Australia during that period was 6.74 percent with a minimum of 3.81 percent in May 2022 and a maximum of 12.13 percent in February 1993.
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Definition: The unemployment rate represents the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.