Employment in Australia edged up by 0.5 thousand to 12.87 million in June 2019, far below market consensus of a 10 thousand gain and after an upwardly revised 45.3 thousand increase in May. Full-time employed persons advanced 21.1 thousand to 8.82 million while part-time employed persons fell 20.6 thousand to 4.06 million. Employment Change in Australia averaged 13858.90 Persons from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 99144 Persons in November of 1985 and a record low of -74897 Persons in November of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-18 01:30 AM Employment Change Mar 25.7K 10.8K 12K 23K
2019-05-16 01:30 AM Employment Change Apr 28.4K 27.7K 14K 18K
2019-06-13 01:30 AM Employment Change May 42.3K 43.1K 17.5K 20K
2019-07-18 01:30 AM Employment Change Jun 0.5K 45.3K 10K 29K
2019-08-16 01:30 AM Employment Change Jul 0.5K
2019-09-13 01:30 AM Employment Change Aug
2019-10-18 12:30 AM Employment Change Sep 34K


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12871.67 12871.20 12871.67 5997.67 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 711.49 704.93 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -20625.00 42183.00 72505.00 -73138.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 21096.00 3099.00 74800.00 -80829.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 471.00 45283.00 99144.00 -74897.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 66.00 66.00 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.00 11.90 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Productivity 99.90 100.20 104.21 55.70 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 103.80 103.60 103.80 44.10 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 243.20 244.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 159717.11 152736.83 258085.03 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1225.30 1207.40 1225.30 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1340.30 1304.50 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 62.50 62.60 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
471.00 45283.00 99144.00 -74897.00 1978 - 2019 Persons Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 471.00 Jun/19
Canada -2.20 Jun/19
Euro Area 0.30 Mar/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 14.70 Mar/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 28.00 Apr/19


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