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Household Labour Force Survey: September 2014 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  05 November 2014
Key facts

In the September 2014 quarter compared with the June 2014 quarter:

  • The number of people employed increased by 18,000.
  • The employment rate increased 0.2 percentage points, to 65.2 percent. This came as employment growth outpaced population growth.
  • The unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 5.4 percent.
  • The number of people unemployed decreased by 4,000.
  • The labour force participation rate increased 0.1 percentage points, to 69.0 percent.

All figures are seasonally adjusted.

September 2014 quarter Quarterly change Annual change
(000)  (Percent) 
Employed 2,346 +0.8 +3.2
Unemployed    134  -2.8 -9.6
Not in the labour force 1,116  +0.1   +0.6
Working-age population 3,595 +0.4 +1.8
(Percent)  (Percentage points) 
Employment rate  65.2 +0.2  +0.8
Unemployment rate    5.4 -0.2   -0.7
Labour force participation rate  69.0 +0.1  +0.4

 

 

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0487
5 November 2014

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