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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Aug 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/09/2012   
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

August 2012
May 2012 to August 2012
August 2011 to August 2012
'000
% change
% change

Trend Estimates
Private sector
162.2
0.4
-2.5
Public sector
13.9
-9.0
-20.9
Private and public sectors
176.2
-0.4
-4.3


Job Vacancies, Total and Private sector (a) - Trend
Graph: Job Vacancies, Total and Private sector—Trend



AUGUST KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES
  • Total job vacancies in August 2012 were 176,200, a decrease of 0.4% from May 2012.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 162,200 in August 2012, an increase of 0.4% from May 2012.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 13,900 in August 2012, a decrease of 9.0% from May 2012, and the lowest level since May 2004.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
November 2012 9 January 2013
February 2013 28 March 2013



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