Employment in Australia unexpectedly soared by 178,800 people between October and September 2020, easily beating market expectations of a 30,000 decline and reflecting a large flow of people from outside the labour force back into employment. Both full-time employment (97,000) and part-time employment (81,800) surged. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 13234.57 Persons from 1978 until 2020, 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 November of 2020.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be 25000.00 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 27000.00 Persons in 2021 and 28500.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
178800.00 -42500.00 227800.00 -607400.00 1978 - 2020 Persons Monthly
Volume, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-13 01:30 AM Jul 114.7K 228.3K 40K 90K
2020-09-17 01:30 AM Aug 111K 119.2K -50K -40K
2020-10-15 12:30 AM Sep -29.5K 129.1K -35K -40K
2020-11-19 12:30 AM Oct 178.8K -42.5K -30K -35K
2020-12-17 12:30 AM Nov 178.8K
2021-01-23 12:30 AM Dec
2021-02-20 12:30 AM Jan
2021-03-19 12:30 AM Feb

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.