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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Aug 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2010   
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

May 2010
Aug 2010
May 2010 to Aug 2010
'000
'000
% change

Trend estimates
Private sector
154.7
162.0
4.7
Public sector
16.5
16.7
1.0
Private and public sectors
171.2
178.7
4.4


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



AUGUST KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES
  • Total job vacancies in August 2010 were 178,700, an increase of 4.4% from May 2010.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 162,000 in August 2010, an increase of 4.7% from May 2010.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 16,700 in August 2010, an increase of 1.0% from May 2010.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
November 2010 12 January 2011
February 2011 30 March 2011



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
TREND ESTIMATES


Trend estimates, for November 2009 onwards, have been reintroduced for this issue. Previously trend estimates for this period were not available due to the suspension of the Job Vacancies Survey during 2008/2009. For further details, see Explanatory Notes paragraphs 26 to 29.


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