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Latest Statistics

1/2019 - 3/2019  
2/2019 - 4/2019 #
Labour force ('000)   
3 970.8  
3 977.3  
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)   
60.7  
60.7  
Employed persons ('000)   
3 860.4  
3 865.0  
Unemployed persons ('000)   
110.4  
112.3  
Unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) (%)   
2.8  
2.8  
Underemployed persons ('000)   
38.9  
38.0  
Underemployment rate (%)   
1.0  
1.0  
# Provisional figures.
Sep 2018  
Dec 2018  
Persons engaged in Import/Export, Wholesale and Retail Trades   
809 037  
808 511  
Persons engaged in Transportation, Storage, Postal and Courier Services   
180 016  
180 139  
Persons engaged in Financing and Insurance   
231 192  
233 480  
Persons engaged in Social and Personal Services   
522 956  
527 659  
Sep 2018  
Dec 2018  
Nominal Wage Index for employees up to supervisory level (excluding managerial and professional employees) – all selected industry sections(1) (September 1992 = 100) (yoy%)
+4.1  
+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%)
+0.8  
+1.0  
Q3 2018  
Q4 2018  
Nominal Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+4.6  
+3.7  
Real Index of Payroll per Person Engaged – all selected industry sections(2) (1st Qtr 1999 = 100) (yoy%)   
+2.1  
+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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Unemployment and Underemployment Statistics 20 May 2019 19 Jun 2019 
Employment and Vacancies Statistics 14 Jun 2019 21 Jun 2019 
Wage and Payroll Statistics 28 Mar 2019 27 Jun 2019 
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