The Australian labour force is one of the most educated, multicultural and multilingual in the world.
- has the world’s highest secondary education enrolment rate
- has almost 40 per cent of the workforce holding a tertiary qualification or advanced diploma
- is expected to outperform many other developed countries for labour productivity growth in terms of GDP per person employed.
- More than a quarter of Australia’s labour force of 12.3 million people was born overseas.
Australia is the fourth most popular study destination for international students and a ‘first choice’ education destination within the Asian region.