Australia's employment increased by 14.7 thousand to 12.94 million in September 2019, following an upwardly revised 37.9 thousand gain in the previous month and missing market expectations of a 15 thousand increase. Full-time positions rose by 26.2 thousand, while part time employment fell 11.4 thousand. Employment Change in Australia averaged 13915.93 Persons from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 99147 Persons in November of 1985 and a record low of -74901 Persons in November of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-18 01:30 AM Employment Change Jun 0.5K 45.3K 10K 29K
2019-08-15 01:30 AM Employment Change Jul 41.1K -2.3K 14K 12K
2019-09-19 01:30 AM Employment Change Aug 34.7K 36.4K 10K 20K
2019-10-17 12:30 AM Employment Change Sep 14.7K 37.9K 15K 20K
2019-11-14 12:30 AM Employment Change Oct 14.7K
2019-12-19 12:30 AM Employment Change Nov


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.30 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12944.02 12929.30 12944.02 5997.60 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 709.60 717.74 960.16 364.70 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -11400.00 51100.00 72537.00 -73168.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 26200.00 -13200.00 74789.00 -80825.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 14700.00 37900.00 99147.00 -74901.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 66.20 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.70 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 105.10 103.90 105.10 44.10 Index Points [+]
Productivity 100.00 100.00 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 236.50 243.20 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 157638.18 157136.58 258084.89 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 1340.30 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.30 2.30 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 740.80 719.20 740.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.18 24.70 25.18 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.50 65.50 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.50 65.50 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 2790.00 2920.00 2920.00 2770.00 AUD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1770.00 1820.00 1820.00 1750.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2670.00 2710.00 2670.00 AUD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6250.00 6250.00 6120.00 AUD/Month [+]
Employment Rate 62.70 62.70 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14700.00 37900.00 99147.00 -74901.00 1978 - 2019 Persons Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 14700.00 Sep/19
Canada 53.70 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/19
France 0.30 Jun/19
Germany 0.10 Jun/19
Italy 0.50 Jun/19
Netherlands 0.40 Jun/19
Singapore 5.50 Jun/19
Spain 0.30 Jun/19
Switzerland 0.40 Jun/19
United Kingdom -56.00 Jul/19


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