Job advertisements in Australia rose by 2.3 percent month-over-month to the highest since April 2019 of 161,582 in January 2021, after a downwardly revised 8.6 percent increase a month earlier. This was the eighth straight month of gains in job advertisement, as the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns. "Job ads is heading in the right direction," ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch said. "Other labor market indicators are also looking positive," she added, pointing to an employment index by the National Australia Bank, which improved dramatically in December. On an annual basis, job ads grew by 5.3 percent, a rebound given COVID-19 lockdowns in April had tipped the economy into its first recession in three decades. source: Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Job Advertisements in Australia averaged 141538.56 from 1999 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 255930 in April of 2008 and a record low of 64801 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 February of 2021.

Job Advertisements in Australia is expected to be 108000.00 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 103000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Job Advertisements is projected to trend around 105000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Job Advertisements

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
161582.00 159156.00 255930.00 64801.00 1999 - 2021 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-02 12:30 AM Oct 9.4% 8.3% 5%
2020-12-07 12:30 AM Nov 13.9% 11.9% 8%
2021-01-05 12:30 AM Dec 9.2% 13.5%
2021-02-01 12:30 AM Jan 2.3% 8.6%
2021-03-02 12:30 AM Feb 2.3%
2021-04-07 01:30 AM Mar
2021-05-04 01:30 AM Apr
2021-06-09 01:30 AM May


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Australia Job Ads Rise to Near 2-Year High
Job advertisements in Australia rose by 2.3 percent month-over-month to the highest since April 2019 of 161,582 in January 2021, after a downwardly revised 8.6 percent increase a month earlier. This was the eighth straight month of gains in job advertisement, as the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns. "Job ads is heading in the right direction," ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch said. "Other labor market indicators are also looking positive," she added, pointing to an employment index by the National Australia Bank, which improved dramatically in December. On an annual basis, job ads grew by 5.3 percent, a rebound given COVID-19 lockdowns in April had tipped the economy into its first recession in three decades.
2021-02-01
Australia Job Ads Climb to 18-Month High
Job advertisements in Australia rose by 9.2 percent month-over-month to the highest in 18 months of 159,156 in December 2020, after a downwardly revised 13.5 percent increase a month earlier. This was the eighth straight month of gains in job advertisement, as the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns. "The fast-paced recovery in job ads means solid employment gains should continue into early 2021 at least," ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch said. "It also suggests the unemployment rate could fall quite quickly in 2021," she added. On an annual basis, job ads grew by 5.0 percent, a rebound given COVID-19 lockdowns in April had sragged down the economy into the first recession in three decades.
2021-01-05
Australia Job Ads Jump 13.9% MoM in November
Job advertisements in Australia surged 13.9 percent month-over-month to 145,684 in November 2020, after an upwardly revised 11.9 percent rise a month earlier. This was the seventh straight month of gains, as the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns and Victoria emerged out of its COVID-19 lockdown. "Job Ads are on track to match or even exceed pre-COVID levels by year-end," ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch said. "This suggests that the rebound in national employment could continue into early-2021 at least, although the lagged recovery in full-time employment remains a concern," she added. On an annual basis, job ads fell 3.3 percent.
2020-12-07
Australia Job Ads Rise for 6th Month
Australia's job advertisements in newspapers and on the internet surged 9.4 percent month-over-month to 129,544 in October 2020, after an upwardly revised 8.3 percent rise a month earlier. This was the sixth straight month of gains in job advertisement, as the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns and a resurgence in local virus cases in Victoria state was under control. "Job ads have now regained more than-three quarters of the plunge they took in March and April," said ANZ senior economist Catherine Birch. "We think Jobs Ads will need to exceed pre-pandemic levels for some time to ensure the ongoing recovery in employment and reduce labor market underutilization," she added. On an annual basis, ads fell 0.4 percent.
2020-11-02

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.