LMIP data portal

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Change is coming to how we deliver our labour market information. Over the coming months data and content on LMIP will be moving over to the National Skills Commission (NSC) website. Please subscribe to keep up to date as developments occur. You can see a concept for how content may look on this page. Please send any feedback you may have to LMIP@skillscommission.gov.au


The National Skills Commision (NSC) owns and maintains the Labour Market Information Portal (LMIP) website.

The LMIP website contains a vast array of up-to-date labour market information, including: jobactive data, employment by industry and occupation, unemployment rates, monthly job vacancies, employment projections and much more. Information on LMIP is categorized into three distinct sections: Explore the data, Gain insights and Downloads.

Explore the data

Explore regional information on LMIP using interactive maps. Information is divided into two unique geographical channels:

Employment Region

Data available includes:

• jobactive data

• Centrelink data

• Employment by industry and occupation

• Unemployment rates

• Population data

ABS Labour Force Region - SA4

Data available includes:

• Employment by industry and occupation

• Unemployment rates

• Population data

Gain insights

View a range of reports and publications produced by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment. Information available includes: employment projections, the monthly vacancy report, industry profiles, employer recruitment insights and workforce shortages.


Download data available from the Explore the data channel in excel (.xls) files.

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.