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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 19 October 2020

22 October 2020

Key facts

The 6-day series includes jobs with a pay period equal to or less than 7 days, while the 20-day series covers jobs with pay periods of 14 days or fewer. The 34-day series includes all jobs regardless of their pay period.

The 34-day series indicated that for the latest week, the week ended 13 September 2020:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,197,010 total paid jobs (down 10,680 or 0.48 percent)
    • 99,200 paid jobs in primary industries (down 1,960 or 1.94 percent)
    • 410,000 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (down 1,720 or 0.42 percent)
    • 1,630,860 in services industries (down 6,860 or 0.42 percent)
    • 56,950 in unclassified industries (down 140 or 0.25 percent).
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,041.50 (up $2.79 or 0.27 percent).

More data

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