Oct 9, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031482
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survey :Sept in up Australia in Unemployment soared Australia in Unemployment --- Pulse IRNA-Asia 9, Oct Melbourne, and 1999 January since level highest its reaching September during survey a to according month, previous the from percent one jumping .today released than more of survey nation-wide a on based estimates Unemployment in percent 7.9 to July in percent 8.8 from rose Australians 13,000 .September in percent 7.10 of high a to and August Bulletin the for Center Research Morgan Roy the by survey, The the by sparked uncertainty economic on increase the blamed magazine, .Ansett of collapse the and attack terrorist 11 September the for results the increase, an showed results monthly the While .quarter June the since cent per 3.0 down were quarter September is which rate unemployment official the from differ figures The .(ABS) Statistics of Bureau Australian the by estimated per 8.6 to July in percent 9.6 from fell figures unemployment ABS .Thursday on released be to due figures September with August, in cent research two the definitions the from results difference The .unemployed term the to give each groups in more or hour an for worked who people excludes survey ABS The time their for paid were they whether of regardless week reference the looking actively is who someone as person unemployed an defines and .work for who respondent any defines survey Morgan/Bulletin the contrast In paid for looking is who and work part-time or full in employed not is .unemployed being as work, the in work for looking Australians of number the said survey The the since 22,000 down 920,000, estimated an was quarter 2001 September was Australians employed of number estimated the while quarter, June .120,000 up million 555.8 in work full-time to part-time from moved Australians more Also, .quarter September the number the estimate unemployment Morgan/Bulletin the to According while million 016.6 to 167,000 rose full-time working Australians of 539.2 to 47,000 by fell part-time working Australians of number the .million averaging high, remained areas rural and regional in Unemployment .cities capital in percent 1.8 to compared percent, 5.12 the recorded Tasmania figures, of break-down state by state a On 1.13) quarter September the for level unemployment estimated highest 3.11) Australia Western ,(percent 13) Queensland by followed (percent .(percent 9.8) Victoria and ,(percent 6.9) Australia South ,(percent of unemployment of level estimated lowest the had Wales South New .cent per 9.7 September the for estimates unemployment Morgan/Bulletin The 13,546 with interviews face to face from obtained were quarter 1 July between weekends the on conducted over and 14 aged Australians .2001 30, September and SS/AH End