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Australian Employment Figures

MAY 2019

Up by 28,400 to 12,856,600.
Full-time employment rose by 13,900 to 8,799,800.
Part-time employment rose by 14,500 to 4,056,800.


Rose by 5,800 to 695,200.

Unemployment Rate

Remained at 5.1%

Participation Rate

Rose by 0.1% to 65.9%.


Seasonally adjusted, the number of people in employment rose by 42,300 to 12,868,200.
Full-time employment rose by 2,400 to 8,792,900.
Part-time employment rose by 39,800 to 4,075,400.


The seasonally adjusted total of unemployed fell by 2,400 to 704,700.

Unemployment Rate

Seasonally adjusted remained at 5.2%.

Participation Rate

Seasonally adjusted rose by 0.1% to 66.0%.

All details from the Australian Bureau of Statistics


PHR / SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Kit
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Must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.

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The Essential HR Handbook, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager or HR Professional
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