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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

  • July 2021 Regional Data

  • The Explore the data mapping channel has been updated with July 2021 regional data. Go to the SA4 and Employment Region pages to explore this information further.

  • Regional Labour Market Dashboards

  • The dashboards combine a range of data for each of the 51 Employment Regions, to provide an overview of local labour market conditions. Dashboards are also available for each state and territory, and at the national level.

  • Tableau Data Visualisations

  • A number of new data visualisations and dashboards are now available on the LMIP Tableau Public channel to help you further explore labour market data.

  • Labour Force Summary Factsheet

  • The Labour Force Summary Sheet (236.2KB) contains a brief snapshot of the Australian labour market as at August 2021. Information available includes developments in employment, unemployment, the unemployment rate, as well as an overview of youth and states and territories. Next release: October 2021 (September 2021 data).


Supporting data

Employment Projections

Where will the jobs be in the future? The National Skills Commission 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 National Skills Commission surveys businesses to monitor recruitment conditions across Australia and provide insights into what employers are looking for.

Workforce Shortages

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