State's unemployment rate steady

Tasmania's unemployment rate in trend terms remained steady in December on 7 per cent.

There were 17,500 Tasmanians looking for work, the same as November and there was a net loss of 200 fulltime full jobs over November, taking the total fulltime job numbers in employment to 146,800.

Our participation rate increased by 0.2 per cent.

Australia's unemployment rate remained steady on 5.4 per cent in trend terms.


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