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ABS Labour Force

ABS Labour Force data including the latest employment and unemployment data.

Australian Jobs

The Australian Jobs publication presents an overview of the  current labour market and highlights the major changes which have occurred, including for industries and occupations.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

This website offers information on visas, immigration, skilled migration and citizenship.

The Department of Employment's Monthly Leading Indicator

The Department of Employment's Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment is produced monthly and is based on four weighted time-series variables, which are conventionally viewed as partial forward indicators of changes in cyclical employment.

Job Outlook

Job Outlook complements the Australian Jobs publication and provides detailed and forward-looking information for around 350 occupations.

Regional and Industry Reports

Provides findings from regional and industry based surveys of employers regarding their recruitment experiences.

Skilled Occupation List (Department of Immigration and Border Protection)

Information on changes in general skilled migration and links to the list of occupations included in the Skilled Occupation List (SOL).

National, State and Territory Skill Shortage Lists

Listings of current shortages in each state and territory, and at national level, based on the Department of Employment's skill shortage research program, which covers around 130 highly skilled occupations.

Occupational Skill Shortage Reports

A suite of publications which provide an overview of the labour market and details of skill shortages, for Australia and for the states and territories. These publications are updated every six months.

Small Area Labour Markets

Estimates of the number of unemployed persons and unemployment rates for approximately 2,100 ABS Statistical Area Level 2s (SA2s) and 550 Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Australia.


Supporting data

Employment Projections

Where will the jobs be in the future? The Department of 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.