Labour force characteristics by age and sex (Estimates)

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Labour force characteristics by age and sex
(Estimates)
  2015
  Population Labour Force Employment Unemployment
  thousands
Both sexes 29,279.8 19,278.0 17,946.6 1,331.4
15 to 24 years 4,432.4 2,847.2 2,471.6 375.6
15 to 19 years 2,034.4 1,015.9 831.1 184.8
20 to 24 years 2,398.1 1,831.3 1,640.5 190.8
25 years and older 24,847.3 16,430.8 15,475.0 955.8
25 to 44 years 9,495.5 8,225.6 7,726.7 498.9
25 to 34 years 4,844.2 4,149.8 3,877.4 272.4
35 to 44 years 4,651.3 4,075.9 3,849.4 226.5
45 to 64 years 9,848.7 7,465.0 7,042.1 422.9
45 to 54 years 5,090.5 4,381.3 4,145.8 235.5
55 to 64 years 4,758.2 3,083.7 2,896.3 187.4
65 years and older 5,503.1 740.1 706.2 33.9
55 years and older 10,261.3 3,823.8 3,602.5 221.3
Males 14,423.5 10,182.4 9,422.7 759.7
15 to 24 years 2,269.7 1,453.9 1,235.2 218.7
15 to 19 years 1,045.1 507.2 406.1 101.1
20 to 24 years 1,224.6 946.7 829.1 117.6
25 years and older 12,153.9 8,728.5 8,187.5 541.0
25 to 44 years 4,720.0 4,328.6 4,051.8 276.8
25 to 34 years 2,410.6 2,187.7 2,031.3 156.4
35 to 44 years 2,309.5 2,140.9 2,020.4 120.4
45 to 64 years 4,903.5 3,943.4 3,701.3 242.1
45 to 54 years 2,543.9 2,274.6 2,143.0 131.6
55 to 64 years 2,359.6 1,668.8 1,558.3 110.5
65 years and older 2,530.3 456.6 434.5 22.1
55 years and older 4,889.9 2,125.4 1,992.7 132.6
Females 14,856.2 9,095.6 8,523.9 571.7
15 to 24 years 2,162.8 1,393.3 1,236.4 156.9
15 to 19 years 989.2 508.7 425.0 83.7
20 to 24 years 1,173.5 884.6 811.4 73.2
25 years and older 12,693.5 7,702.3 7,287.5 414.8
25 to 44 years 4,775.5 3,897.1 3,674.9 222.2
25 to 34 years 2,433.6 1,962.0 1,845.9 116.0
35 to 44 years 2,341.9 1,935.1 1,828.9 106.1
45 to 64 years 4,945.1 3,521.8 3,340.8 180.9
45 to 54 years 2,546.5 2,106.8 2,002.8 104.0
55 to 64 years 2,398.6 1,415.0 1,338.0 76.9
65 years and older 2,972.8 283.5 271.7 11.8
55 years and older 5,371.5 1,698.4 1,609.7 88.7

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