Employment in Australia jumped by 64,600 to 13.83 million in February 2023, easily exceeding market forecasts of a 48,500 gain and after a downwardly revised 10,900 fall a month earlier. The latest reading marked the first rise in employment in three months. Full-time employment increased by 74,900 to 9,669,300, while part-time employment fell by 10,300 to 4,156,900. Over the year to February, employment gained 401,800 or 3.0 percent. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 14497.52 Persons from 1978 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 371654.00 Persons in November of 2021 and a record low of -588691.00 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 2023.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be -30000.00 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 25100.00 Persons in 2024 and 32600.00 Persons in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Change

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-02-16 12:30 AM Jan -11.5K -19.9K 20K 15K
2023-03-16 12:30 AM Feb 64.6K -10.9.5K 48.5K 51.0K
2023-04-13 01:30 AM Mar 64.6K -30.0K

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.70 percent Feb 2023
Unemployed Persons 507.49 524.01 Thousand Feb 2023
Employed Persons 13826.21 13761.65 Thousand Feb 2023
Full Time Employment 74906.00 -42373.00 Persons Feb 2023
Part Time Employment -10347.00 31464.00 Persons Feb 2023
Employment Change 64559.00 -10909.00 Persons Feb 2023
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.60 66.50 percent Feb 2023
Youth Unemployment Rate 7.90 7.90 percent Feb 2023
Productivity 98.20 100.10 points Dec 2022
Labour Costs 112.60 110.70 points Dec 2022
Job Vacancies 438.50 445.10 Thousand Mar 2023
Wages 1378.60 1344.70 AUD/Week Dec 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 1545.60 1464.50 AUD/Week Dec 2022
Wage Growth 3.30 3.20 percent Dec 2022
Population 25.77 25.68 Million Dec 2021
Employment Rate 64.30 64.10 percent Feb 2023

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
64559.00 -10909.00 371654.00 -588691.00 1978 - 2023 Persons Monthly
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