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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 26 July 2021

29 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 20 June 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,281,470 total paid jobs (up 4,880 or 0.21 percent)
    • 96,550 paid jobs in primary industries (down 220 or 0.23 percent)
    • 429,630 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (down 590 or 0.14 percent)
    • 1,694,390 paid jobs in services industries (up 5,190 or 0.31 percent)
    • 60,900 paid jobs in unclassified industries (up 510 or 0.84 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,086.17 (down $10.66 or 0.97 percent).

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