Australia Employment

by Stephan Smith on February 8, 2012

Hello and welcome to the Australia Employment page. This is the page where I will be posting information regarding Australia’s employment statistics. Statistics like Australia’s employment numbers, unemployment numbers and its unemployment rate.

The reason I am doing this, is so I can provide value to you by maintaining Australia’s historical and current employment statistics in a centralized location so that you wouldn’t have to search feverishly for this information elsewhere. I am also providing my commentary where I have input. Australia’s employment information is provided and distributed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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April 2012

During the month of April 2012, Australia has added 15,500 jobs to its economy. To add to the good news, unemployment decreased by 28,800 and as a result, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2% to 4.9% month over month.

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December 2011

From November 2011 to December 2011, Australia’s labor market loss 29,300 jobs (-0.3%) net. But it’s not all bad. Full time employment from November 2011 to December 2011 increased by 24,500 and part time jobs decreased by 53,700. Unemployment fell by 3,800 during this time frame (-0.6% month over month). Australia’s unemployment rate has remained unchanged at 5.2% month over month. Year over year the unemployment rate is higher by 0.3 percentage points.

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