Which is Australia’s most unemployed state?

Posted by Simon Dehne on December 10, 2015 in Latest News with No Comments

Youth-unemploymentAustralia’s unemployment rate has remained relatively stable over the past 12 months, decreasing to 6.1 per cent to 6.2 per cent, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

In some areas of the country, unemployment rates are as high as 61 per cent, a huge 10 times higher than the national average.

Queensland is home to five of the 10 remote towns and inner-city suburbs which have the highest employment rate in the 12 months to June 2015, according to the Department of Employment statistics.

But surprisingly, it is South Australia which takes the crown as Australia’s most unemployed state, far outweighing its neighbors with an ample 7.5 per cent unemployment rate in October.

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