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Australia Labour Force
Employment increased to 11,666,000. Unemployment increased to 782,300. Unemployment rate remained steady at 6.3% from a revised December 2014 estimate. Participation rate remained steady at 64.7%. Aggregate monthly hours worked increased 0.7 million hours to 1,604.4 million hours. SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES (MONTHLY CHANGE) Employment decreased 12,200 to 11,668,700. Full-time employment decreased 28,100 to 8,078,000 and part-time employment increased 15,900 to 3,590,700. Unemployment increased 34,500 to 795,200. The number of unemployed persons looking for full-time work increased 200 to 551,800 and the number of ... (full story)