LMIP data portal

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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

  • December 2019 Labour Force Survey data are now available from the Employment Region and Statistical Area 4 (SA4) channels.

  • The Labour Force Summary Sheet (612.5KB) contains a brief snapshot of the Australian labour market as at December 2019. Information available includes developments in employment, unemployment, the unemployment rate, as well as an overview of youth and states and territories. Next release: February 2020.

  • Internet Vacancy Index data for November 2019 are now available from the Vacancy Report channel. Keep an eye out for the IVI Fact sheet (288.5KB) under the Vacancy Report data files heading, which provides a snap shot of key high-level results from the latest data.

Supporting data

Employment Projections

Where will the jobs be in the future? The Department of Education, Skills and Employment 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.