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Latest Statistics

4/2016 - 6/2016  
5/2016 - 7/2016 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 943.2  
3 950.3  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.2  
61.3  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 807.1  
3 811.4  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
136.1  
138.8  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.4  
3.4  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
54.1  
55.5  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.4  
1.4  
# Provisional figures.
Dec 2015  
Mar 2016  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
813 536  
809 173  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
178 497  
178 625  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
220 436  
221 229  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
501 919  
505 464  
Dec 2015  
Mar 2016  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+4.2  
+3.9  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+1.6  
+0.9  
Q4 2015  
Q1 2016  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.3  
+3.2  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+1.9  
+0.4  
(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 18 Aug 2016 19 Sep 2016 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 20 Jun 2016 20 Sep 2016 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 24 Jun 2016 26 Sep 2016 
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