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Latest Statistics

5/2020 - 7/2020  
6/2020 - 8/2020 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 879.5  
3 888.8  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
59.6  
59.7  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 637.0  
3 640.4  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
242.5  
248.3  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
6.1  
6.1  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
136.0  
149.2  
Underemployment rate (%)   
3.5  
3.8  
# Provisional figures.
Dec 2019  
Mar 2020  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
756 456  
730 300  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 227  
177 297  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
238 513  
238 178  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
539 749  
532 301  
Dec 2019  
Mar 2020  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+2.8  
+2.2  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
-0.5  
-0.3  
Q4 2019  
Q1 2020  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+2.4  
+3.2  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
-0.6  
+1.2  
(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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Employment and Vacancies Statistics 15 Sep 2020 21 Sep 2020 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 29 Jun 2020 25 Sep 2020 
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 17 Sep 2020 20 Oct 2020 
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