Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet grew by a record of 42 percent month-over-month to 89,252 in June 2020, after a downwardly revised 0.3 percent fall a month earlier, as much of the economy re-opened from coronavirus lockdowns. "This is not overly surprising, given that COVID-19 restrictions continued to ease across most of Australia during June," said ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch."After an initial bounce, we expect the recovery will be a lot slower. There have been a number of recent large-scale lay-offs announced across a wide range of sectors, including travel, retail, media, consulting, and education." On a yearly basis, job advertisements plunged 44.6 percent from the prior year.

Job Advertisements in Australia averaged 141850.85 from 1999 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 258095.47 in April of 2008 and a record low of 63112.34 in April of 2020. 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. Australia Job Advertisements - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Job Advertisements in Australia is expected to be 64500.00 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 70000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Job Advertisements is projected to trend around 90000.00 in 2021 and 120000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Job Advertisements

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
89252.00 63428.15 258095.47 63112.34 1999 - 2020 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-07 01:30 AM Mar -10.3% 1.2% -2.9% -6%
2020-05-04 01:30 AM Apr -53.1% -10.0% -20%
2020-06-09 01:30 AM May 0.5% -53.4% -40%
2020-07-06 01:30 AM Jun 42% -0.3% 0.8%


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Australia Job Ads Rise at Record Pace
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet grew by a record of 42 percent month-over-month to 89,252 in June 2020, after a downwardly revised 0.3 percent fall a month earlier, as much of the economy re-opened from coronavirus lockdowns. "This is not overly surprising, given that COVID-19 restrictions continued to ease across most of Australia during June," said ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch."After an initial bounce, we expect the recovery will be a lot slower. There have been a number of recent large-scale lay-offs announced across a wide range of sectors, including travel, retail, media, consulting, and education." On a yearly basis, job advertisements plunged 44.6 percent from the prior year.
2020-07-06
Australia Job Ads Rise 0.5% MoM in May
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet grew by 0.5 percent month-over-month to 63,428 in May 2020, after suffering its largest decline ever in April. "The week-to-week movements are more promising, with job ads improving steadily during May, from a low point at the beginning of the month," said ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch. "This is consistent with the gradual rollback of COVID-19 restrictions, which has allowed some businesses to reopen, extend trading hours or increase activity and is seeing a recovery in household spending." On an annual basis, job advertisements plunged 59.8 percent from the prior year.
2020-06-09
Australia Job Ads Fall at Record Pace
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet slumped 53.1 percent month-over-month to 63,806 in April 2020, after a marginally revised 10 percent fall in the prior month This was the steepest monthly decline on record, amid strict social distancing and business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government's JobKeeper Plan payment to keep people in work could temper the rise in the jobless rate to around 9.5 percent but there would still be a substantial loss of employment, hours worked and household income over the coming months, according to ANZ senior economist, Catherine Birch. On an annual basis, job advertisements plunged 62.2 percent from the prior year, following an 18.2 percent drop in the prior month.
2020-05-04
Australia Job Ads Plunge to an Over 11-Year Low
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet slumped 10.3 percent month-over-month to 136,235 in March 2020, after an upwardly revised 1.2 percent gain in the prior month and compared with market estimates of a 2.9 percent fall. This was the steepest monthly decline since January 2009, amid strict social distancing and business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. "Prior to the government's JobKeeper Plan payment, we forecast that more than 1.1 million workers could lose their jobs and the unemployment rate could rise to a peak of 13%," said ANZ senior economist, Catherine Birch. "However, we think the plan payment will keep more workers employed and reduce the peak in unemployment – the economic version of 'flattening the curve'," she added. On an annual basis, job advertisements slumped 18.2 percent from the prior year, after declining 10.2 percent in the prior month.
2020-04-07

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.