Long-Term Unemployment Remains Steady – ABS

17 Jan 2013 7:43 PM | Anonymous

Almost one in five (19.6 per cent) of unemployed people in July 2012 were unemployed for one year or more, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report released on 16th January 2013. ABS Director of Labour Force and Supplementary Surveys, Cassandra Gligora, said the Job Search Experience survey collected information on the experiences of people seeking work such as steps taken to find work and the difficulties encountered in finding work. The survey collected information from unemployed people, employed people who started their job in 2012 and people employed for more than a year in their job who had looked for work in the last year.

To read more please open the following:  Media Release ABS Long Term Unemployment Jan13

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