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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, May 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/06/2011   
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MAY KEY FIGURES

May 2011
Feb 2011 to May 2011
May 2010 to May 2011
'000
% change
% change

Trend Estimates
Private sector
167.8
-1.9
8.0
Public sector
18.2
0.6
9.7
Private and public sectors
186.0
-1.7
8.1


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



MAY KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES
  • Total job vacancies in May 2011 were 186,000, a decrease of 1.7% from February 2011.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 167,800 in May 2011, a decrease of 1.9% from February 2011.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 18,200 in May 2011, an increase of 0.6% from February 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
August 2011 29 September 2011
November 2011 11 January 2012



IMPACT OF NATURAL DISASTERS

For the May 2011 Job Vacancies Survey, normal data collection activities were resumed in nearly all places in Queensland which had previously been declared official disaster areas. As a result, there are no impacts on data quality for May 2011 job vacancy estimates.


INQUIRIES

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