8 Jul 2010

Australia unemployment rate steady

1:57 pm on 8 July 2010

The unemployment rate in Australia remained at 5.1% in June, despite the creation of 45,900 jobs in the month.

May's unemployment rate was revised down to 5.1% by the Bureau of Statistics, and the percentage of jobless remained steady at that level last month, the ABC reports.

Of the jobs created, 18,400 were full-time positions.