Labour Force

  • September 2019

    October 17, 2018

    Employment rose a seasonally adjusted 14.7k in September with the unemployment rate falling 0.1ppt to 5.2%.

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  • August 2019

    September 19, 2018

    Seasonally adjusted employment growth once again beat expectations, rising 34.7k in August, following a 36.4k rise in July (revised from +41.1k). The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose 0.1ppt to 5.3%, further away from the RBA goal of around 4.5%.

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  • July 2019

    August 15, 2019

    Seasonally adjusted employment growth saw a strong rebound in July, rising 41.1k, following a 2.3k decline in June (revised from +0.5k) with the unemployment rate unchanged at 5.2%.

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  • June 2019

    July 18, 2019

    Seasonally adjusted employment growth slumped, rising by only 0.5k in June, while the unemployment rate remained steady at 5.2%.

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  • May 2019

    June 13, 2019

    Seasonally adjusted employment growth once again exceeded expectations, rising 42.3k in May, while the unemployment rate remained at 5.2%.

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  • April 2019

    May 16, 2018

    Seasonally adjusted employment growth was solid again in April, rising 28.4k in the month, however, the unemployment rate increased to 5.2%

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