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Latest Statistics

4/2019 - 6/2019  
5/2019 - 7/2019 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 985.0  
3 985.9  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.7  
60.7  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 870.7  
3 867.4  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
114.3  
118.5  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.8  
2.9  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
41.2  
40.7  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.0  
1.0  
# Provisional figures.
Dec 2018  
Mar 2019  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
808 511  
791 873  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 139  
180 668  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
233 480  
236 116  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
527 659  
530 876  
Dec 2018  
Mar 2019  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+4.1  
+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%)
+1.0  
+1.4  
Q4 2018  
Q1 2019  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+3.7  
+4.0  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+1.1  
+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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Latest Release Date Upcoming Release Date
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 19 Aug 2019 17 Sep 2019 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 21 Jun 2019 19 Sep 2019 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 27 Jun 2019 26 Sep 2019 
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