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Latest release - June 2021

In seasonally adjusted terms, job advertisements fell 0.5% (or 1,200 job advertisements) in June 2021 to stand at 241,900. This is the first month-on-month fall in national recruitment activity since job advertisements started recovering from the COVID-19 low point observed in April 2020.

The level of recruitment activity nationally remains significantly elevated compared to pre-COVID-19 levels, up by 43.8% (or 73,700 job advertisements).

Vacancy Report – June 2021 (1.4MB) IVI Factsheet – June 2021 (553.1KB)

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The July 2021 preliminary IVI results will be published on Monday 9 August 2021.

Headline results

Table showing total job advertisements for both the trend and seasonally adjusted data series as well as change in these series over a one month and one year period.

A time series line chart displaying the trend and seasonally adjusted IVI series since inception and over the past six months.

A table showing current IVI counts (in seasonally adjusted terms) and monthly and annual change, by state.

Detailed IVI – June 2021

Vacancy Report data files – June 2021

Vacancy Report - June 2021 (1.4MB) IVI Factsheet – June 2021 (553.1KB) IVI Data - January 2006 onwards (Excel) (2.8MB) IVI Detailed Occupation Data - March 2006 onwards (Excel) (4.1MB) IVI Skill Level Data - January 2006 onwards (Excel) (326.6KB) IVI Regional Data - May 2010 onwards (Excel) (3.4MB) Map of IVI Regions (PDF) (312.3KB)

Recent opportunities in the labour market

A data visualisation is available on the National Skills Commission's  Labour Market Information Portal - Tableau Public Channel showing the 10 detailed occupations with the most job advertisements for each state/territory, on the job boards monitored by the National Skills Commission.

Explore regional IVI data by occupation

The Regional Australia Institute have developed an interactive map allowing users to explore occupational IVI data by region.

RAI interactive map


The IVI is the only publicly available source of detailed data on online vacancies, including for around 350 occupations (at all skill levels), as well as for all states/territories and 37 regions. The IVI is based on a count of online job advertisements newly lodged on SEEK, CareerOne and Australian JobSearch during the month. As such, the IVI does not reflect the total number of job advertisements in the labour market as it does not include jobs advertised through other online job boards, employer websites, word of mouth, in newspapers, and advertisements in shop windows. The IVI also does not take account of multiple positions being advertised in a single job advertisement.

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.