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Latest Statistics

5/2018 - 7/2018  
6/2018 - 8/2018 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 987.4  
3 999.8  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
61.2  
61.4  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 872.7  
3 882.4  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
114.7  
117.4  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.8  
2.8  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
44.1  
45.5  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.1  
1.1  
# Provisional figures.
Mar 2018  
Jun 2018  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
809 345  
809 833  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
179 241  
179 769  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
228 891  
228 953  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
520 026  
521 370  
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.

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Wage and Payroll Statistics 26 Jun 2018 27 Sep 2018 
Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 18 Sep 2018 19 Oct 2018 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 20 Sep 2018 18 Dec 2018 
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