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indicators: Weekly as at 3 May 2021 – Information release

6 May 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 28 March 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the
    previous week) were:
    • 2,261,020 total paid jobs (down 4,520 or
      0.20 percent)
    • 105,920 paid jobs in primary industries (up
      160 or 0.15 percent)
    • 428,210 paid jobs in goods-producing industries
      (up 170 or 0.04 percent)
    • 1,667,890 in services industries (down 5,870
      or 0.35 percent)
    • 59,000 in unclassified industries (up 1,020
      or 1.76 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous
    week) was:
    • $1,080.00 (up $10.80 or 1.01 percent).

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