Employment in Australia increased by 42.3 thousand in May 2019, well above a 28.4 thousand gain in the previous month and market expectations of 17.5 thousand. It was the strongest monthly increase since August 2018, mostly driven by part-time workers (39.8 thousand) while full-time jobs rose only slightly (2.4 thousand). Employment Change in Australia averaged 13879.93 Persons from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 99144 Persons in November of 1985 and a record low of -74898 Persons in November of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-21 12:30 AM Employment Change 4.6K 38.3K 14K 20K
2019-04-18 01:30 AM Employment Change 25.7K 10.8K 12K 23K
2019-05-16 01:30 AM Employment Change 28.4K 27.7K 14K 18K
2019-06-13 01:30 AM Employment Change 42.3K 43.1K 17.5K 20K
2019-07-19 01:30 AM Employment Change 42.3K
2019-08-16 01:30 AM Employment Change
2019-09-13 01:30 AM Employment Change


Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.20 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12868.20 12826.00 12868.20 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 704.70 707.00 960.05 364.68 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 39837.00 43374.00 72829.00 -73123.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment 2426.00 -285.00 74800.00 -80829.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change 42264.00 43089.00 99144.00 -74898.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 66.00 65.80 66.00 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.80 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 244.90 242.90 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 152689.09 166608.28 258084.63 69799.00 [+]
Wages 1225.30 1207.40 1225.30 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1340.30 1304.50 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 24.70 24.13 24.70 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 62.40 62.40 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42264.00 43089.00 99144.00 -74898.00 1978 - 2019 Persons Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 42264.00 May/19
Canada 27.70 May/19
Euro Area 0.30 Mar/19
France 0.20 Mar/19
Germany 0.30 Mar/19
Italy 0.10 Mar/19
Netherlands 0.60 Mar/19
Singapore 14.70 Mar/19
Spain 0.70 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.20 Mar/19
United Kingdom 32.00 Mar/19


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