Employment in Australia rose by 29,100 people between January 2021 and December 2020, below market expectations of a 40,000 gain, reflecting the peak holiday period in the first two weeks of January. Full-time employment gained(59,000) while part-time employment dropped (29,800). source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 13488.74 Persons from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 227800 Persons in June of 2020 and a record low of -607400 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 March of 2021.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be 24000.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Australia to stand at 27000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Change is projected to trend around 28500.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29100.00 50100.00 227800.00 -607400.00 1978 - 2021 Persons Monthly
Volume, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-19 12:30 AM Oct 178.8K -42.5K -30K -35K
2020-12-17 12:30 AM Nov 90.0K 180.3K 50K 60K
2021-01-21 12:30 AM Dec 50K 90K 50K 40K
2021-02-18 12:30 AM Jan 29.1K 50.1K 40K 30K
2021-03-18 12:30 AM Feb 29.1K
2021-04-15 01:30 AM Mar
2021-05-20 01:30 AM Apr
2021-06-18 01:30 AM May

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.