Labour & Demography
Labour and demographic trends, including changes in employment, unemployment and participation rates as well as population and projected population by age.
Employment and unemployment, South Australia, trend estimates
November 2018 November 2019 Change Employment ('000)
Full-time 550.0 547.6 -2.5 Total 844.6 850.8 +6.2 Unemployment and Participation Rates (per cent) Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.3 +0.6 Participation Rate 62.6 62.9 +0.3
Note: Change may not be equal to difference in reported numbers due to rounding.
Source: ABS, Labour Force, Australia, Cat. No. 6202.0.
Unemployment rate, monthly trend series
Participation rate, monthly trend series
Population change, South Australia
2017/18 2018/19 Components of Population Change (Persons) Natural increase +5,031 +5,335 Net overseas migration +12,724 +13,789 Net interstate migration -5,151 -3,958 Total net population change +12,604 +15,166 Estimated Resident Population (end of year) Persons 1,736,527 1,751,693
Source: ABS, Australian Demographic Statistics, Cat. No. 3101.0. Calculations by SACES.
Projected population by age group* South Australia, 2018 to 2066