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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 7 June 2021 – Information release

10 June 2021

The experimental weekly series provides an early indicator of employment and labour market changes in a more 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 2 May 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,275,860 total paid jobs (up 2,890 or 0.13 percent)
    • 102,780 paid jobs in primary industries (up 780 or 0.76 percent)
    • 432,210 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 2,920 or 0.68 percent)
    • 1,678,400 in services industries (down 2,270 or 0.14 percent)
    • 62,470 in unclassified industries (up 1,460 or 2.39 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,092.00 (down $4.15 or 0.38 percent).

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