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19 Oct 2018 (AFR) – Australian unemployment rate dives to 5pc – Hits ‘full employment’

(19 October 2018, AFR, p3, by Vesna Poljak)

‘The Australian economy will test the concept of “full employment” after arriving at a six-year low unemployment rate of 5 per cent – the level beyond which many economists believe, but cannot be certain, will translate to higher wage inflation. While only 5600 jobs were added in September, according to new figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Thursday, the participation rate declined to 65.4 per cent from 65.7 per cent and the headline rate fell from 5.3 per cent.’

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