Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004
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Job vacancy statistics can be used to assess changes in the demand for labour. The ABS conducts a quarterly Job Vacancies Survey. In this survey, a job vacancy is defined as a job available for immediate filling on the survey reference date and for which recruitment action has been taken by the employer.
6.65 JOB VACANCIES: Trend estimates
Table 6.66 shows that the number of job vacancies (original estimates) in May 2003 was highest in the Property and business services industry (18,800) followed by Retail trade (18,100) and Health and community services (12,000).
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