Australian employment increased by 41.1 thousand to 12.91 million in July 2019, following a revised 2.3 thousand drop in June and beating market expectations of a 14.0 thousand increase. Full-time positions rose by 34.5 thousand and part time employment advanced by 6.7 thousand. Employment Change in Australia averaged 13904.48 Persons from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 99138 Persons in November of 1985 and a record low of -74910 Persons in November of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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
2019-08-15 01:30 AM Employment Change Jul 41.1K -2.3K 14K 12K
2019-09-13 01:30 AM Employment Change Aug 41.1K
2019-10-18 12:30 AM Employment Change Sep 34K
2019-11-15 12:30 AM Employment Change Oct


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12908.17 12867.04 12908.17 5997.65 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 712.92 712.13 960.17 364.73 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 6654.00 -23345.00 72524.00 -73157.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 34474.00 21003.00 74805.00 -80836.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 41127.00 -2342.00 99138.00 -74910.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.10 66.00 66.10 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 12.10 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 161426.96 160156.00 258085.90 69798.90 [+]
Wages 1237.90 1225.30 1237.90 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1338.30 1340.30 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 62.60 62.50 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
41127.00 -2342.00 99138.00 -74910.00 1978 - 2019 Persons Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 41127.00 Jul/19
Canada -24.20 Jul/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 3.30 Jun/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 115.00 May/19


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