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The Labour Market Information Portal brings together data from a range of official sources to help you understand your local labour market.

Latest news

  • LMIP Update - Employment Region & SA4 Data

  • April 2021 Labour Force Survey data are now available from the SA4 and Employment Region Downloads channels. Please note that due to a technical issue, the mapping channel has not been updated with April 2021 data.

  • Occupation and Skill Level Employment Projections

  • The latest occupation and skill level employment projections for the five years to November 2025 have been released and are available from the Employment Projections page.

  • 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 (369.9KB) contains a brief snapshot of the Australian labour market as at April 2021. Information available includes developments in employment, unemployment, the unemployment rate, as well as an overview of youth and states and territories. Next release: June 2021 (May 2021 data).

  • Quarterly Labour Force Survey analysis - February 2020

  • The Employment by Industry Occupation and Skill Level Quarterly Labour Force Survey analysis (1.4MB) summarises key insights from the ABS, Labour Force, Detailed, November 2020 quarterly 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.