Bulletin – September Quarter 2014 Description for Figure Decenber September 2014 Bulletin article: Unemployment and Spare Capacity in the Labour Market

The figure shows the average monthly flows between the pools of unemployed workers, employed workers and those not in the labour force over the financial year 2013/14. Of the 710,000 unemployed workers, a little over one half remain unemployed each month. Around one quarter of unemployed workers exit the labour force each month, while a similar number enter unemployment from outside the labour force. A little under one quarter of unemployed workers find work each month, while a similar number of employed workers enter unemployment.

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