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Latest Statistics

11/2016 - 1/2017
12/2016 - 2/2017 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 930.5  
3 943.8  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.9  
61.2  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 809.4  
3 824.4  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
121.1  
119.4  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.3  
3.3  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
50.1  
48.8  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.3  
1.2  
# Provisional figures.
Sep 2016  
Dec 2016  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
808 482  
809 144  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
178 184  
178 802  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
220 810  
222 720  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
505 220  
507 952  
Jun 2016  
Sep 2016  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.8  
+3.7  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+1.2  
+0.3  
Q2 2016  
Q3 2016  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.2  
+4.1  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+1.5  
+1.0  
(1) Refers to all industries covered by the Wage Enquiry of Labour Earnings Survey.
(2) Refers to all industries covered by the Payroll Enquiry of Labour Earnings Survey.

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Wage and Payroll Statistics 29 Dec 2016 27 Mar 2017 
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 16 Mar 2017 21 Apr 2017 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 21 Mar 2017 22 Jun 2017 
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