Labour force characteristics by age and sex (Estimates)

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Labour force characteristics by age and sex
(Estimates)
  2016
  Population Labour Force Employment Unemployment
  thousands
Both sexes 29,587.1 19,440.5 18,079.9 1,360.6
15 to 24 years 4,386.3 2,795.4 2,429.1 366.3
15 to 19 years 2,000.4 980.7 806.2 174.4
20 to 24 years 2,385.9 1,814.7 1,622.8 191.9
25 years and older 25,200.8 16,645.2 15,650.8 994.3
25 to 44 years 9,609.6 8,350.2 7,834.6 515.6
25 to 34 years 4,909.2 4,236.2 3,947.1 289.1
35 to 44 years 4,700.4 4,113.9 3,887.5 226.4
45 to 64 years 9,890.0 7,511.9 7,069.4 442.7
45 to 54 years 5,019.7 4,306.3 4,067.6 238.8
55 to 64 years 4,870.3 3,205.6 3,001.8 203.9
65 years and older 5,701.2 783.1 747.0 36.1
55 years and older 10,571.5 3,988.7 3,748.7 240.0
Males 14,575.7 10,241.7 9,455.1 786.6
15 to 24 years 2,248.7 1,426.8 1,215.4 211.4
15 to 19 years 1,028.4 486.9 390.8 96.0
20 to 24 years 1,220.2 939.9 824.6 115.4
25 years and older 12,327.0 8,814.9 8,239.7 575.2
25 to 44 years 4,776.6 4,375.1 4,082.3 292.8
25 to 34 years 2,442.9 2,212.8 2,043.4 169.4
35 to 44 years 2,333.7 2,162.3 2,038.8 123.4
45 to 64 years 4,920.7 3,968.5 3,711.9 256.7
45 to 54 years 2,506.5 2,244.5 2,108.3 136.3
55 to 64 years 2,414.2 1,724.0 1,603.6 120.4
65 years and older 2,629.6 471.2 445.5 25.7
55 years and older 5,043.9 2,195.3 2,049.2 146.1
Females 15,011.4 9,198.8 8,624.8 574.0
15 to 24 years 2,137.6 1,368.6 1,213.7 154.9
15 to 19 years 972.0 493.8 415.4 78.4
20 to 24 years 1,165.7 874.8 798.3 76.5
25 years and older 12,873.7 7,830.3 7,411.1 419.2
25 to 44 years 4,833.0 3,975.1 3,752.3 222.8
25 to 34 years 2,466.2 2,023.4 1,903.7 119.8
35 to 44 years 2,366.8 1,951.6 1,848.7 103.0
45 to 64 years 4,969.2 3,543.3 3,357.4 186.0
45 to 54 years 2,513.1 2,061.8 1,959.3 102.5
55 to 64 years 2,456.1 1,481.5 1,398.1 83.5
65 years and older 3,071.5 311.9 301.4 10.4
55 years and older 5,527.6 1,793.4 1,699.5 93.9

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