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Latest Statistics

3/2018 - 5/2018  
4/2018 - 6/2018 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 977.2  
3 982.2  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.1  
61.2  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 864.9  
3 869.8  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
112.3  
112.4  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.8  
2.8  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
41.0  
41.4  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.0  
1.0  
# Provisional figures.
Dec 2017  
Mar 2018  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
807 499  
809 345  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 251  
179 241  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
227 156  
228 891  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
517 373  
520 026  
Dec 2017  
Mar 2018  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.8  
+4.0  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+2.1  
+1.2  
Q4 2017  
Q1 2018  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.2  
+3.8  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+2.6  
+1.3  
(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.

Press Release Series

Latest Release Date Upcoming Release Date
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 19 Jul 2018 17 Aug 2018 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 21 Jun 2018 20 Sep 2018 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Jun 2018 27 Sep 2018 
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