Employment in Australia unexpectedly declined by 46,300 to 12.83 million in October 2021, missing market forecasts of a 50,000 gain, as restrictions in several states continued amid sluggish vaccination rates. Full-time employment fell 40,400 to 8.94 million, and part-time employment dropped 5,900 to 3.89 million. Over the year to October, employment rose by 94,100 people or 0.7 percent. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 13054.43 Persons from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 237597 Persons in June of 2020 and a record low of -591769 Persons in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be 38000.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Change is projected to trend around 38500.00 Persons in 2022 and 28500.00 Persons in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Change

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-14 12:30 AM Sep -138K -146.3K -137.5K -100K
2021-11-11 12:30 AM Oct -46.3K -141.1K 50K 70K
2021-12-16 12:30 AM Nov -46.3K

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 5.20 4.60 percent Oct/21
Unemployed Persons 707.30 625.50 Thousand Oct/21
Employed Persons 12835.20 12881.50 Thousand Oct/21
Part Time Employment -5900.00 -166200.00 Persons Oct/21
Full Time Employment -40400.00 25100.00 Persons Oct/21
Employment Change -46300.00 -141100.00 Persons Oct/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.70 64.50 percent Oct/21
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.10 10.83 percent Oct/21
Labour Costs 104.90 102.10 points Jun/21
Productivity 102.00 103.00 points Jun/21
Job Vacancies 333.70 362.50 Thousand Sep/21
Wages 1305.80 1280.30 AUD/Week Jun/21
Wage Growth 2.20 1.70 percent Sep/21
Wages In Manufacturing 1432.80 1458.00 AUD/Week Jun/21
Population 25.68 25.60 Million Dec/20
Employment Rate 61.50 62.20 percent Sep/21
Australia Employment Change
In Australia, employment change refers to the absolute change in the number of persons who work for pay or profit, or perform unpaid family work. Estimates include both full-time and part-time employment.