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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Feb 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/03/2005   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

Feb 2005
Nov 2004 to Feb 2005
Feb 2004 to Feb 2005
'000
% change
% change

Trend estimates
Private sector
129.5
6.0
30.6
Public sector
15.7
4.0
23.2
Private and public sectors
145.2
5.8
29.8

Job Vacancies, Trend
Graph: Job Vacancies, Trend



FEBRUARY KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES
  • Total job vacancies in February 2005 were 145,200, an increase of 5.8% from November 2004.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 129,500 in February 2005, an increase of 6.0% from November 2004.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 15,700 in February 2005, an increase of 4.0% from November 2004.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

FUTURE ISSUES

This publication (cat. no. 6354.0) will be replaced with a quarterly electronic publication (with the same calalogue number), available free from the ABS web site. Statistics currently contained in this publication will continue to be included in the electronic publication. The May 2005 issue of this publication, which is scheduled for release on 30 June 2005, will be the final release in the form of a printed publication.



SAMPLING ERROR

For information on sampling error see the Technical Note. Standard errors for original estimates contained in this publication are in tables 5 and 6.



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