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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 28 June 2021 – information release

1 July 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 23 May 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,269,420 total paid jobs (up 5,810 or 0.26 percent)
    • 99,860 paid jobs in primary industries (up 160 or 0.16 percent)
    • 429,870 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 530 or 0.12 percent)
    • 1,679,190 in services industries (up 4,610 or 0.28 percent)
    • 60,500 in unclassified industries (up 500 or 0.83 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,082.41 (down $3.10 or 0.29 percent).

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