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Latest Statistics

7/2016 - 9/2016  
8/2016 - 10/2016 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 954.0  
3 947.0  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.2  
61.0  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 813.4  
3 810.9  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
140.6  
136.1  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.4  
3.4  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
55.3  
55.3  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.4  
1.4  
# Provisional figures.
Mar 2016  
Jun 2016  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
809 173  
809 199  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
178 625  
177 864  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
221 229  
220 565  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
505 464  
503 396  
Mar 2016  
Jun 2016  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.9  
+3.8  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+0.9  
+1.2  
Q1 2016  
Q2 2016  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+3.2  
+4.2  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+0.4  
+1.5  
(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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Latest Release Date Upcoming Release Date
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 17 Nov 2016 19 Dec 2016 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 20 Sep 2016 20 Dec 2016 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Sep 2016 29 Dec 2016 
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