Labour Force

  • 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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  • March 2019

    April 18, 2018

    Headline employment rose 24.7k with the unemployment rate edging up to 5.0%.

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  • February 2019

    March 13, 2018

    Seasonally adjusted headline employment growth was weaker than the market expected at +4.6k in February. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 0.1ppt to 4.9%.

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