Monthly unemployment rate of 5.4% March 2019

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2019 was 5.4%, down from 5.6% in February 2019 and down from
5.8% in March 2018. The seasonally adjusted number of persons unemployed was 131,300 in March 2019,
down from 134,700 when compared to the February 2019 figure and a decrease of 6,200 when compared to March 2018.

In March 2019 the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4% for males, down from 5.5% in February 2019, and down from 5.9% in March 2018.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for females in March 2019 was 5.5%, down from 5.6% in February 2019 and down from 5.7% in March 2018.

The seasonally adjusted number of males unemployed in March 2019 was 70,500, down from 72,200 in February 2019. In March 2019 the seasonally adjusted number of females unemployed was 60,800, a decrease of 1,700 when compared to February 2019.

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