Table 13 
Students and other persons aged 15 to 24 by detailed age group, unadjusted for seasonality 

Students and other persons aged 15 to 24 by detailed age group, unadjusted for seasonality
  May
2022
May
2023
May
2024
Standard error1 May 2023 to May 2024 May 2022 to May 2023 May 2023 to May 2024 May 2022 to May 2023
  thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates)thousands (except rates) change in thousands (except rates)change in thousands (except rates) % change% change
Students 15 to 24 years2                
Population 2,444.0 2,480.4 2,666.8 34.3 186.4 36.4 7.5 1.5
Labour force 1,381.3 1,372.0 1,430.2 37.1 58.2 -9.3 4.2 -0.7
Employment 1,223.4 1,168.8 1,186.4 35.9 17.6 -54.6 1.5 -4.5
Full-time employment 323.8 261.1 276.0 24.1 14.9 -62.7 5.7 -19.4
Part-time employment 899.6 907.6 910.3 28.6 2.7 8.0 0.3 0.9
Unemployment 157.9 203.2 243.8 14.2 40.6 45.3 20.0 28.7
Participation rate 56.5 55.3 53.6 1.1 -1.7 -1.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 11.4 14.8 17.0 0.9 2.2 3.4 ... ...
Employment rate 50.1 47.1 44.5 1.1 -2.6 -3.0 ... ...
Students 15 to 16 years2                
Population 767.3 799.2 828.3 5.9 29.1 31.9 3.6 4.2
Labour force 272.5 289.6 255.7 14.5 -33.9 17.1 -11.7 6.3
Employment 228.8 223.6 197.0 13.8 -26.6 -5.2 -11.9 -2.3
Full-time employment 4.9 4.5 2.2 5.2 -2.3 -0.4 -51.1 -8.2
Part-time employment 223.9 219.1 194.8 13.1 -24.3 -4.8 -11.1 -2.1
Unemployment 43.7 66.0 58.6 7.4 -7.4 22.3 -11.2 51.0
Participation rate 35.5 36.2 30.9 1.8 -5.3 0.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 16.0 22.8 22.9 2.2 0.1 6.8 ... ...
Employment rate 29.8 28.0 23.8 1.7 -4.2 -1.8 ... ...
Students 17 to 19 years2                
Population 863.6 913.1 949.8 17.0 36.7 49.5 4.0 5.7
Labour force 509.8 529.0 552.6 19.1 23.6 19.2 4.5 3.8
Employment 455.0 454.5 447.6 18.7 -6.9 -0.5 -1.5 -0.1
Full-time employment 72.9 62.4 70.2 12.4 7.8 -10.5 12.5 -14.4
Part-time employment 382.1 392.1 377.3 17.0 -14.8 10.0 -3.8 2.6
Unemployment 54.8 74.5 105.1 8.3 30.6 19.7 41.1 35.9
Participation rate 59.0 57.9 58.2 1.7 0.3 -1.1 ... ...
Unemployment rate 10.7 14.1 19.0 1.4 4.9 3.4 ... ...
Employment rate 52.7 49.8 47.1 1.7 -2.7 -2.9 ... ...
Students 20 to 24 years2                
Population 813.1 768.2 888.7 28.7 120.5 -44.9 15.7 -5.5
Labour force 599.0 553.3 621.9 26.1 68.6 -45.7 12.4 -7.6
Employment 539.6 490.6 541.8 25.3 51.2 -49.0 10.4 -9.1
Full-time employment 246.0 194.2 203.6 19.3 9.4 -51.8 4.8 -21.1
Part-time employment 293.6 296.4 338.2 18.5 41.8 2.8 14.1 1.0
Unemployment 59.4 62.7 80.1 8.4 17.4 3.3 27.8 5.6
Participation rate 73.7 72.0 70.0 1.7 -2.0 -1.7 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.9 11.3 12.9 1.3 1.6 1.4 ... ...
Employment rate 66.4 63.9 61.0 1.9 -2.9 -2.5 ... ...
Other persons aged 15 to 243                
Population 2,022.8 2,113.0 2,254.0 34.3 141.0 90.2 6.7 4.5
Labour force 1,706.8 1,756.7 1,841.3 33.8 84.6 49.9 4.8 2.9
Employment 1,548.3 1,591.2 1,627.1 33.1 35.9 42.9 2.3 2.8
Full-time employment 1,168.5 1,171.0 1,169.7 31.3 -1.3 2.5 -0.1 0.2
Part-time employment 379.7 420.3 457.4 20.4 37.1 40.6 8.8 10.7
Unemployment 158.6 165.4 214.2 14.0 48.8 6.8 29.5 4.3
Participation rate 84.4 83.1 81.7 0.9 -1.4 -1.2 ... ...
Unemployment rate 9.3 9.4 11.6 0.8 2.2 0.1 ... ...
Employment rate 76.5 75.3 72.2 1.0 -3.1 -1.2 ... ...
...
not applicable
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
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