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Australia-LABOUR MARKET

Labour market indicators


Unemployment rate in 2001 : 6.8% (ILO data)


Working population:

Year Total Population Working population Activity rate
2004
20 120 000  
10 270 455  
51%  
Source: World Bank


Employment by sector:

Year
Agriculture
Industry
Services
2003  
4%  
21.2%  
74.8%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data


Employment contracts



Salaries


National monthly minimum wage as of 01/01/03 : No legally mandated national minimum wage

Average wage for a employee in the manufacturing industry in 1998 : 17.38 dollars by  hour (ILO data)



Number of hours



Legal definition of full time work (per week): 40 hours



Useful links


For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws

- Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business


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