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Insights when you need them

The Labour Market Information Portal brings together data from a range of official sources to help you understand your local labour market.

Latest news

  • The Labour Force Summary Sheet (609.9KB) contains a brief snapshot of the Australian labour market as at September 2019. Information available includes developments in employment, unemployment, the unemployment rate, as well as an overview of youth and states and territories. Next release: November 2019.

  • August 2019 Labour Force Survey data - including industry and occupation - are now available from the Employment Region and Statistical Area 4 (SA4) channels.

  • Internet Vacancy Index data for August 2019 are now available from the Vacancy Report channel. Keep an eye out for the IVI Fact sheet (287.4KB) under the Vacancy Report data files heading, which provides a snap shot of key high-level results from the latest data.

  • For an overview of employment conditions in Retail Trade including an analysis of factors influencing the outlook for the industry, see the new note on the Special Topics channel titled  Employment conditions and outlook for Retail Trade  (992.2KB)

Supporting data

Employment Projections

Where will the jobs be in the future? The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business projects employment growth over the next five years by region, industry, and occupation.

Vacancy Report

Online job advertising levels and trends by region, occupation and skill level are detailed in the monthly vacancy report.

Employers’ Recruitment Insights

The Survey of Employers' Recruitment Experiences is used to monitor recruitment conditions and to provide up-to-date information on regional labour market challenges.

Workforce Shortages

The Department carries out research to identify workforce shortages at the state, territory and/or national level for around 80 occupations.