Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet rose by 3.8 percent month-over-month to 149,544 in January 2020, rebounding from a downwardly revised 5.7 percent fall in the previous month and compared to market consensus of a 3.7 percent rise. "The bushfires and coronavirus will likely have a negative effect on the labour market, along with economic activity, over the coming months, particularly for tourism-related industries," said Catherine Birch, a senior economist at ANZ. On an annual basis, job advertisements fell by 11.8 percent.

Job Advertisements in Australia averaged 142651.52 from 1999 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 258085.47 in April of 2008 and a record low of 69798.90 in July of 1999. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Job Advertisements - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Job Advertisements in Australia is expected to be 161000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Job Advertisements in Australia to stand at 155000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Job Advertisements is projected to trend around 151000.00 in 2021 and 153000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.


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Australia Job Advertisements

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
149544.15 144074.19 258085.47 69798.90 1999 - 2020 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-04 12:30 AM Oct -1% 0.3% -0.5%
2019-12-02 12:30 AM Nov -1.7% -1% -2.2% -1.8%
2020-01-07 12:30 AM Dec -6.7% -1.8% -0.5%
2020-02-03 12:30 AM Jan 3.8% -5.7% 3.7% 2.3%


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Australia Job Ads Rebounds in January
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet rose by 3.8 percent month-over-month to 149,544 in January 2020, rebounding from a downwardly revised 5.7 percent fall in the previous month and compared to market consensus of a 3.7 percent rise. "The bushfires and coronavirus will likely have a negative effect on the labour market, along with economic activity, over the coming months, particularly for tourism-related industries," said Catherine Birch, a senior economist at ANZ. On an annual basis, job advertisements fell by 11.8 percent.
2020-02-03
Australia Job Ads Fall to Near 4-Year Low
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet declined by 6.7 percent month-over-month to 142,569 in December 2019, the lowest level since April 2016, following a revised 1.8 percent drop in November."The number of job ads declined by more than we would expect for that time of the year, suggesting that the escalating bushfire crises had an impact," said Catherine Birch, a senior economist at ANZ. "Based on previous major natural disasters, such as Victoria's Black Saturday fires and Queensland's 2010-11 floods, the current bushfires could see a short-term negative impact on employment.", she added. On an annual basis, job advertisements fell by 18.8 percent.
2020-01-07
Australia Job Ads Fall Less than Estimated in November
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet declined by 1.7 percent month-over-month in November 2019, compared to market consensus of a 2.2 percent fall and after a 1 percent drop in the previous month. This marked the third straight fall in the past four months. On an annual basis, job advertisements fell by 12.6 percent. Annual growth has been in negative territory since the start of 2019.
2019-12-02
Australia Job Ads Fall in October
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet declined by 1 percent month-over-month in October 2019, after a 0.3 percent gain the previous month. "The Ads series has been pointing to a material slowdown in employment growth for some time; yet employment growth has been remarkably resilient," said ANZ's senior economist Catherine Birch, adding employment in the construction industry should continue to fall as residential building activity contracts through to mid-2020. On an annual basis, job advertisements fell by 11.4 percent. Annual growth has been in negative territory since the start of 2019.
2019-11-04

Australia Job Advertisements
In Australia, job advertisements measure the number of jobs advertised in the major daily newspapers and internet sites covering the capital cities.