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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 29 November 2021 – information release

2 December 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 24 October 2021:

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,313,340 total paid jobs (up 16,380 or 0.71 percent)
    • 106,120 paid jobs in primary industries (up 1,170 or 1.11 percent)
    • 437,320 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 1,210 or 0.28 percent)
    • 1,713,080 paid jobs in services industries (up 13,720 or 0.81 percent)
    • 56,830 paid jobs in unclassified industries (up 290 or 0.51 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,105.77 (down $2.23 or 0.20 percent).

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