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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, May 2012 Quality Declaration 
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TABLES

1 Job Vacancies, States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2011
February
49.2
47.7
38.3
10.7
31.5
2.3
3.8
6.2
189.9
189.8
189.6
May
47.3
40.8
41.6
10.4
28.0
2.3
4.2
6.4
181.0
181.4
186.1
August
47.1
41.9
44.6
8.9
32.8
2.3
3.1
6.0
186.7
187.2
184.0
November
49.0
38.1
43.4
8.6
32.5
2.6
2.6
4.9
181.6
180.9
182.5
2012
February
52.6
40.1
36.1
10.8
31.6
1.9
3.2
5.8
182.2
182.1
179.4
May
45.2
32.9
43.1
10.4
31.3
*2.0
2.3
4.7
172.1
172.5
174.7

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2011
February
-1.8
3.8
2.4
-35.1
4.0
-12.1
-1.2
-9.3
-2.0
-1.7
0.8
May
-4.0
-14.6
8.6
-3.4
-11.0
-1.0
10.3
4.0
-4.7
-4.4
-1.8
August
-0.4
2.8
7.2
-14.6
17.1
0.6
-25.7
-6.2
3.2
3.2
-1.2
November
4.0
-9.1
-2.5
-2.7
-1.1
11.7
-17.3
-19.6
-2.7
-3.4
-0.8
2012
February
7.5
5.2
-16.8
25.0
-2.6
-23.7
24.8
19.0
0.3
0.7
-1.7
May
-14.1
-17.8
19.3
-3.0
-0.9
5.1
-28.5
-19.3
-5.6
-5.3
-2.6

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2011
May
-0.5
10.6
45.9
-27.5
4.0
36.9
3.6
35.7
9.9
10.0
8.2
2012
May
-4.4
-19.2
3.7
0.6
11.8
-9.9
-45.2
-27.5
-4.9
-4.9
-6.1

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution

2 Job Vacancies, Private sector - States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2011
February
45.1
44.1
34.3
9.7
29.9
1.8
2.6
4.5
172.0
172.0
171.7
May
43.8
37.3
37.3
9.4
26.0
1.9
3.1
4.6
163.3
163.3
168.4
August
44.0
39.2
39.9
8.0
30.5
2.0
2.3
4.2
170.0
170.0
166.5
November
45.6
34.9
37.5
7.8
30.6
2.3
1.7
3.3
163.7
163.7
165.4
2012
February
49.5
37.0
31.0
9.9
29.6
*1.6
2.4
*4.3
165.3
165.3
162.8
May
41.9
29.7
39.2
9.5
29.4
*1.8
1.5
3.6
156.7
156.7
158.6

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2011
February
-1.1
3.9
3.5
-38.2
5.1
-20.1
8.9
-17.3
-1.9
-1.9
0.7
May
-3.0
-15.4
8.8
-3.1
-13.2
8.8
17.5
0.9
-5.1
-5.1
-1.9
August
0.4
5.0
7.0
-14.8
17.5
1.8
-27.3
-8.2
4.1
4.1
-1.2
November
3.7
-10.9
-6.1
-2.2
0.2
17.3
-23.2
-22.6
-3.7
-3.7
-0.6
2012
February
8.6
5.9
-17.4
27.0
-3.1
-28.4
40.0
31.0
1.0
1.0
-1.6
May
-15.3
-19.6
26.5
-3.8
-0.6
10.1
-39.7
-16.4
-5.2
-5.2
-2.6

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2011
May
-
9.3
47.0
-30.9
2.5
67.1
6.5
34.6
9.2
9.2
8.3
2012
May
-4.2
-20.4
5.0
1.9
13.4
-5.9
-52.9
-22.2
-4.1
-4.1
-5.8

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

3 Job Vacancies, Public sector - States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2011
February
4.1
*3.6
4.0
1.1
1.6
0.5
1.2
1.6
17.8
17.7
18.0
May
3.5
3.4
4.3
1.0
2.1
0.3
1.1
1.9
17.7
18.1
17.7
August
3.1
2.7
4.6
0.9
2.3
0.3
0.9
1.8
16.8
17.2
17.5
November
3.4
3.2
6.0
0.8
1.9
0.3
0.9
1.6
18.0
17.2
17.1
2012
February
3.1
3.1
5.2
0.9
2.0
0.3
0.8
1.5
16.9
16.8
16.6
May
3.2
3.2
3.9
0.9
1.9
0.2
0.9
1.1
15.4
15.8
16.1

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2011
February
-8.9
2.6
-6.4
14.7
-13.6
33.5
-18.1
23.4
-2.8
0.4
1.2
May
-14.9
-5.1
6.2
-5.7
29.2
-34.0
-5.4
12.4
-1.0
1.9
-1.4
August
-10.1
-21.2
8.4
-13.6
11.9
-6.3
-21.3
-1.2
-5.1
-4.9
-1.1
November
7.9
16.8
28.6
-7.7
-18.5
-22.2
-2.1
-12.7
7.2
0.3
-2.4
2012
February
-7.5
-2.3
-13.2
5.8
4.5
19.8
-5.5
-5.3
-5.9
-2.8
-2.9
May
3.4
3.7
-23.8
6.1
-4.2
-21.9
4.7
-27.5
-8.8
-5.6
-3.1

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2011
May
-6.2
26.9
36.9
32.3
25.5
-31.8
-3.5
38.3
17.5
18.2
6.7
2012
May
-7.2
-6.7
-7.8
-10.5
-8.7
-31.8
-23.9
-40.7
-12.7
-12.4
-9.2

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution

4 Job Vacancies, Industry - Original

2011
2012
February
May
August
November
February
May
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Mining
8.1
9.5
9.9
10.3
9.9
9.6
Manufacturing
12.1
10.7
10.4
11.0
12.1
12.2
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
1.2
1.0
1.1
1.1
0.8
0.8
Construction
20.1
19.4
23.9
13.7
16.1
20.3
Wholesale trade
12.1
*12.8
14.6
9.8
10.8
11.2
Retail trade
9.3
11.0
13.0
16.9
14.2
14.0
Accommodation and food services
15.3
11.9
10.3
18.8
15.4
12.7
Transport, postal and warehousing
*7.6
*5.5
*6.9
*11.2
*9.1
*6.2
Information media and telecommunications
2.1
2.7
2.6
*2.5
1.8
2.1
Financial and insurance services
11.2
8.6
8.4
7.4
9.4
8.5
Rental, hiring and real estate services
3.7
*3.2
*2.7
*3.2
*2.4
2.9
Professional, scientific and technical services
24.0
25.0
21.8
22.8
22.1
20.2
Administrative and support services
26.0
24.0
25.1
19.5
21.8
18.4
Public administration and safety
9.0
10.3
9.6
8.8
9.6
7.5
Education and training
5.1
3.0
4.0
4.6
3.1
*4.5
Health care and social assistance
16.4
16.6
15.3
13.2
13.8
13.3
Arts and recreation services
*1.9
1.5
1.7
1.4
1.7
0.9
Other services
*4.8
*4.5
*5.3
*5.4
*8.0
*6.7

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution



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