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Latest Statistics

7/2019 - 9/2019  
8/2019 - 10/2019 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 975.7  
3 969.3  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.5  
60.4  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 855.4  
3 843.8  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
120.3  
125.4  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.9  
3.1  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
41.5  
45.9  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.0  
1.2  
# Provisional figures.
Mar 2019  
Jun 2019  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
791 873  
782 962  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 668  
180 293  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
236 116  
237 018  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
530 876  
533 414  
Mar 2019  
Jun 2019  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.9  
+3.8  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+1.4  
-0.1  
Q1 2019  
Q2 2019  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.0  
+4.1  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+1.8  
+1.1  
(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 18 Nov 2019 17 Dec 2019 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 19 Sep 2019 19 Dec 2019 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Sep 2019 27 Dec 2019 
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