Employment in Australia declined by 146,300 to 13.02 million in July 2021, compared with market forecasts of a 90,000 fall, amid COVID-19 outbreaks and restrictions in several states as well as slow vaccinations. Full-time employment dropped 68,000, and part-time employment fell 78,200. Over the year to July, employment went up 396,100 people or 3.1 percent. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 13516.54 Persons from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 226738 Persons in June of 2020 and a record low of -606919 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 September of 2021.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be -27000.00 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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-146300.00 3100.00 226738.00 -606919.00 1978 - 2021 Persons Monthly
Volume, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-17 01:30 AM May 115.2K -30.7K 30K 40K
2021-07-15 01:30 AM Jun 29.1K 115.1K 30K 25K
2021-08-19 01:30 AM Jul 2.2K 29.1K -46.2K -50K
2021-09-16 01:30 AM Aug -146.3K 3.1K -90K -66K
2021-10-15 12:30 AM Sep -146.3K
2021-11-19 12:30 AM Oct
2021-12-17 12:30 AM Nov

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.