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Australia Adds 10,100 Workers in October; Jobless Rate 5.2%

November 09, 2011

Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Australian employers added 10,100 workers in October from the previous month, the statistics bureau said in Sydney today. That compared with the median estimate for a 10,000 increase in a Bloomberg News survey of 24 economists. The jobless rate was 5.2 percent last month.

To contact the reporter on this story: Michael Heath in Sydney at mheath1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Tim Smith at tsmith58@bloomberg.net


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