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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 25 January 2021

28 January 2021

The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more a timely manner than the monthly employment indicators series.

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 20 December 2020:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,284,280 total paid jobs (down 750 or 0.03 percent)
    • 118,560 paid jobs in primary industries (up 700 or 0.59 percent)
    • 425,160 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (down 1,310 or 0.31 percent)
    • 1,683,320 in services industries (down 1,090 or 0.06 percent)
    • 57,230 in unclassified industries (up 940 or 1.67 percent).
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,072.07 (down $1.47 or 0.14 percent).

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