Employment in Australia unexpectedly declined by 30,600 people, or 0.2 percent, to 13.040 million in April 2021, missing market expectations of a 15,000 gain, as people took leave around the public and school holidays. Part-time employment dropped by 74,400 while full-time employment went up by 33,800. Over the year to April, employment increased 637,900 people, or 5.1 percent. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Employment Change in Australia averaged 13608.76 Persons from 1978 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 226738 Persons in June of 2020 and a record low of -606919 Persons in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Employment Change in Australia is expected to be 26000.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Change in Australia to stand at 27000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Employment Change is projected to trend around 28500.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Employment Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-30600.00 77000.00 226738.00 -606919.00 1978 - 2021 Persons Monthly
Volume, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-18 12:30 AM Jan 29.1K 50.1K 40K 30K
2021-03-18 12:30 AM Feb 88.7K 29.5K 30K 35K
2021-04-15 01:30 AM Mar 70.7K 88.7K 35K 20K
2021-05-20 01:30 AM Apr -30.6K 77K 15K 20K
2021-06-17 01:30 AM May -30.6K 30K 40K
2021-07-15 01:30 AM Jun
2021-08-13 01:30 AM Jul
2021-09-17 01:30 AM Aug


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.