Market Data & Industry Insights
Unemployment rate decreased in December by 0.2% from 6.6% in July – 1.5% higher than a year ago
Recruitment activity increased across all states and territories, representing the eighth consecutive monthly increase in recruitment activity. Over the year to December Job advertisements have increased by 11.1%. Although employment has recovered 90 per cent of the fall from March to May, the recovery in part-time employment has outpaced full-time employment. Over the year to December full time decreased by 0.5% 63,900, the part time share of employment increased by 12,000 people an increase of 0.3pts to 32.1%.