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Employment indicators: Weekly as at 29 August 2022

1 September 2022

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.

Please note that we will be changing the dissemination method of this release from October 2022. Further information is available on this week’s release page. 

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 July 2022:    

  • the number of paid jobs (compared with the previous week) were:
    • 2,317,920 total paid jobs (down 4,220 or 0.18 percent)
    • 98,910 paid jobs in primary industries (up 1,310 or 1.34 percent)
    • 443,220 paid jobs in goods-producing industries (up 40 or 0.01 percent)
    • 1,715,190 paid jobs in services industries (down 6,050 or 0.35 percent)
    • 60,610 paid jobs in unclassified industries (up 490 or 0.82 percent)
  • the median income (compared with the previous week) was:
    • $1,168.75 (up $3.73 or 0.32 percent).

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