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Latest Statistics

1/2016 - 3/2016  
2/2016 - 4/2016 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 942.2  
3 940.8  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.4  
61.2  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 811.8  
3 806.6  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
130.4  
134.2  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.4  
3.4  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
53.4  
53.3  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.4  
1.4  
# Provisional figures.
Sep 2015  
Dec 2015  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
814 305  
813 536  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
178 172  
178 497  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
219 781  
220 436  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
497 397  
501 919  
Sep 2015  
Dec 2015  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+4.4  
+4.2  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+2.3  
+1.5  
Q3 2015  
Q4 2015  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.5  
+4.3  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+2.1  
+1.8  
(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 May 2016 16 Jun 2016 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 21 Mar 2016 20 Jun 2016 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 29 Mar 2016 24 Jun 2016 
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