May 2022

May 2022

June 16, 2022

Employment rose a seasonally adjusted 60.6k in May, exceeding market expectations for a 25.0k gain and reaching a new record high.

The unemployment rate remained at a 48-year low of 3.9% (market expectations: 3.8%).

Western Australian employment rose by 5.6% up through the year (the most of all the states), while the unemployment rate was by far the lowest of all states (3.1%).

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