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Latest Statistics

10/2018 - 12/2018  
11/2018 - 1/2019 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 978.0  
3 974.4  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.9  
60.8  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 872.6  
3 872.6  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
105.4  
101.8  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.8  
2.8  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
44.5  
42.2  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.1  
1.1  
# Provisional figures.
Jun 2018  
Sep 2018  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
809 833  
809 037  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
179 769  
180 016  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
228 953  
231 192  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
521 370  
522 956  
Jun 2018  
Sep 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  
+4.1  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+1.2  
+0.8  
Q2 2018  
Q3 2018  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+3.8  
+4.6  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+1.6  
+2.1  
(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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Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 21 Feb 2019 19 Mar 2019 
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Wage and Payroll Statistics 28 Dec 2018 28 Mar 2019 
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