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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, May 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/07/2004   
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KEY FIGURES



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

Trend estimates
Private sector
110.8
10.4
20.8
Public sector
12.8
0.0
-10.7
Private and public sectors
123.6
9.2
16.6


Graph - Job Vacancies, Trend



KEY POINTS

TREND ESTIMATES

  • Total job vacancies in May 2004 were 123,600, an increase of 9.2% from February 2004.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 110,800 in May 2004, an increase of 10.4% from February 2004.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 12,800 in May 2004, unchanged from February 2004.

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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