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Latest Statistics

4/2017 - 6/2017  
5/2017 - 7/2017 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 947.2  
3 961.7  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.1  
61.3  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 822.1  
3 833.5  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
125.2  
128.2  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.1  
3.1  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
45.5  
44.3  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.2  
1.1  
# Provisional figures.
Dec 2016  
Mar 2017  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
809 144  
808 251  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
178 802  
178 112  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
222 720  
223 221  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
507 952  
510 321  
Dec 2016  
Mar 2017  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.6  
+3.6  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+2.5  
+3.5  
Q4 2016  
Q1 2017  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+3.8  
+3.5  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+2.5  
+2.9  
(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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Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 17 Aug 2017 18 Sep 2017 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 22 Jun 2017 19 Sep 2017 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Jun 2017 26 Sep 2017 
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