Full time employment in Australia dropped by 89,100 over a month earlier to 8,540,000 in May 2020. In April, full time employment plunged by a record 236,000.

Full Time Employment in Australia averaged 6825.84 Persons from 1978 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 74800 Persons in December of 1987 and a record low of -235900 Persons in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Full Time Employment Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Full Time Employment Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Full Time Employment in Australia is expected to be -60000.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Full Time Employment in Australia to stand at 30000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Full Time Employment Change is projected to trend around 5000.00 Persons in 2021 and 6500.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Full Time Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-89100.00 -235900.00 74800.00 -235900.00 1978 - 2020 Persons Monthly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-19 12:30 AM Feb 6.7K 45.3K 4K
2020-04-16 01:30 AM Mar -0.4K 5.5K -35K
2020-05-14 01:30 AM Apr -220.5K -9.5K -200K
2020-06-18 01:30 AM May -89.1K -236.0K -80K
2020-07-16 01:30 AM Jun -89.1K -45K
2020-08-15 01:30 AM Jul
2020-09-19 01:30 AM Aug
2020-10-17 12:30 AM Sep -60K

Australia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.10 6.40 11.20 4.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 12154.09 12381.80 12992.34 5997.66 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 927.59 841.93 960.16 364.69 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -138584.00 -371472.00 72828.00 -371472.00 Persons [+]
Full Time Employment -89100.00 -235900.00 74800.00 -235900.00 Persons [+]
Employment Change -227700.00 -607400.00 99100.00 -607400.00 Persons [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.90 63.60 66.20 60.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 16.10 14.10 20.10 7.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 104.80 104.80 104.80 43.30 points [+]
Productivity 100.20 100.00 104.21 55.70 points [+]
Job Vacancies 226.50 237.10 244.90 28.40 Thousand [+]
Job Advertisements 89252.00 63428.15 258095.47 63112.34 [+]
Wages 1257.00 1237.90 1257.00 59.10 AUD/Week [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1350.60 1338.30 1350.60 333.00 AUD/Week [+]
Wage Growth 2.10 2.20 4.30 1.90 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 753.80 740.80 753.80 522.12 AUD/week [+]
Population 25.60 25.18 25.60 10.39 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 65.50 66.00 62.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 65.50 66.00 65.00 [+]
Employment Rate 58.40 59.50 62.90 54.00 percent [+]


Australia Full Time Employment Change
In Australia, full time employment change refers to the change in the number of employed persons who usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all jobs) and those who, although usually working fewer than 35 hours a week, work 35 hours or more during the reference week.