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Latest Statistics

11/2019 - 1/2020  
12/2019 - 2/2020 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 925.5  
3 903.0  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.0  
59.7  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 803.2  
3 768.8  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
122.3  
134.1  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
3.4  
3.7  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
47.3  
59.1  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.2  
1.5  
# Provisional figures.
Jun 2019  
Sep 2019  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
782 962  
768 418  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 293  
180 402  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
237 018  
237 405  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
533 414  
536 559  
Sep 2019  
Dec 2019  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+3.4  
+2.8  
Real Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
0.0  
-0.5  
Q3 2019  
Q4 2019  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+3.0  
+2.4  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
-0.3  
-0.6  
(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 20 Mar 2020 3 Apr 2020 
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 17 Mar 2020 20 Apr 2020 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Mar 2020 29 Jun 2020 
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