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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 22 November 2021

25 November 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 17 October 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,296,960 total paid jobs (down 690 or 0.03 percent)
    • 104,950 paid jobs in primary industries (up 2,210 or 2.15 percent)
    • 436,110 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 2,680 or 0.62 percent)
    • 1,699,360 paid jobs in services industries (down 2,980 or 0.18 percent)
    • 56,540 paid jobs in unclassified industries (down 2,610 or 4.41 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,108.00 (up $8.00 or 0.73 percent).

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