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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Feb 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/04/2004   
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KEY FIGURES



Feb
Nov 2003
Feb 2003
2004
to Feb 2004
to Feb 2004
'000
% change
% change

Trend estimates
Private sector
93.3
1.8
2.4
Public sector
12.2
-6.9
-15.4
Private and public sectors
105.5
0.8
0.0


Graph:Job vacancies - trend





KEY POINTS

TREND ESTIMATES

Total job vacancies in February 2004 were 105,500, an increase of 0.8% from November 2003.

The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 93,300 in February 2004, an increase of 1.8% from November 2003.

The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 12,200 in February 2004, a decrease of 6.9% from November 2003.

NOTES

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.

ABBREVIATIONS

ABN Australian Business Number

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics

ANZSIC Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification

ATO Australian Taxation Office

GE group employer

JVS Job Vacancies Survey

PAYGW pay-as-you-go witholding

TAU type of activity unit


FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Manpreet Singh on Perth (08) 9360 5304.


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