Canberra, August 13 the Australian Bureau of statistics released data on August 13, showing that the Australian unemployment rate rose to 7.5% in July from 7.4% in June. < / P > < p > data show that from June to July, the number of new jobs in Australia was about 114700. Meanwhile, Australia’s employment participation rate rose 0.6 percentage points in July to 64.7%. The increase of employment participation rate means that more people are able to work and are looking for job opportunities, which indirectly promotes the increase of unemployment rate. From June to July, the number of unemployed people in Australia increased by nearly 16000, and the number of unemployed people in Australia exceeded 1 million for the first time, Bjorn Jarvis, head of labor statistics at the Australian Bureau of statistics, said in a statement on the 13th.