How can more people be on unemployment benefits than before COVID, with fewer unemployed Australians? Here's how

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 05/06/2022 - 15:21
Body (26.04.2022) So low is Australia’s unemployment rate, the official count says there are now just 580,300 people unemployed – the least since 2009, when Australia’s population was one-sixth smaller than it is today. Compared to just before the start of the pandemic, 184,800 fewer Australians are now unemployed.

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