1350.0 - Australian Economic Indicators, Feb 2009  
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EMPLOYED PERSONS

Employed Persons, By industry

Period
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufac- turing
Electricity, gas and water supply
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accom- modation cafes and restaurants
Transport and storage
Communi- cation services
Finance and insurance
Property and business services
Government admini- stration and defence
Education
Health and community services
Cultural and recreational services
Personal and other services

Annual average ('000)

2005
363.9
105.9
1 087.0
76.7
835.6
439.9
1 485.9
501.4
453.6
180.9
357.7
1 126.9
451.1
675.0
994.5
260.2
388.1
2006
354.0
129.4
1 063.6
87.4
876.0
436.2
1 497.9
479.9
461.4
183.5
374.7
1 195.5
462.6
720.0
1 046.3
274.3
397.8
2007
356.6
136.0
1 063.9
85.1
936.1
469.7
1 492.5
506.9
471.0
186.7
396.8
1 238.8
488.5
718.6
1 077.9
280.6
396.6

Seasonally adjusted ('000)

2006-2007
November
359.4
136.9
1 046.5
81.1
947.5
472.6
1 484.3
493.1
455.5
181.9
396.7
1 229.0
477.4
717.4
1 075.7
279.0
399.4
February
359.6
138.6
1 064.6
86.0
944.7
458.4
1 500.2
521.9
476.9
191.0
404.6
1 229.0
486.4
724.8
1 070.4
285.3
398.9
May
351.2
135.6
1 086.7
86.7
942.6
465.6
1 486.3
531.8
484.0
193.5
403.7
1 259.4
485.5
739.6
1 090.3
294.1
398.8
2007-2008
August
365.0
140.3
1 073.8
84.1
937.4
445.9
1 551.1
517.3
496.0
185.8
397.2
1 273.0
477.9
739.1
1 093.7
292.2
395.8
November
357.3
138.8
1 084.7
88.2
951.8
440.7
1 577.9
496.0
500.2
189.3
401.4
1 238.2
486.9
759.8
1 111.0
293.7
418.6
February
333.8
139.2
1 117.5
91.9
979.9
474.5
1 558.0
512.9
498.4
177.9
393.1
1 295.0
488.7
775.0
1 122.6
283.8
409.3
May
384.6
165.3
1 109.0
94.7
975.6
454.7
1 555.0
517.9
500.4
181.4
398.6
1 262.2
474.8
787.7
1 114.4
273.0
414.2
2008-2009
August
362.3
172.0
1 079.3
100.7
999.7
465.9
1 553.4
526.9
508.8
192.0
406.3
1 260.1
486.3
797.5
1 122.6
278.8
391.4
November
371.6
180.3
1 066.9
108.6
984.5
442.8
1 532.2
515.9
528.5
198.7
383.8
1 291.4
486.4
763.5
1 136.6
282.6
413.5

Percentage change from previous quarter

2007-2008
August
3.9
3.5
-1.2
-3.1
-0.5
-4.2
4.4
-2.7
2.5
-4.0
-1.6
1.1
-1.6
-0.1
0.3
-0.6
-0.8
November
-2.1
-1.1
1.0
4.9
1.5
-1.2
1.7
-4.1
0.8
1.9
1.1
-2.7
1.9
2.8
1.6
0.5
5.8
February
-6.6
0.3
3.0
4.2
3.0
7.7
-1.3
3.4
-0.4
-6.0
-2.1
4.6
0.4
2.0
1.0
-3.4
-2.2
May
15.2
18.8
-0.8
3.0
-0.4
-4.2
-0.2
1.0
0.4
2.0
1.4
-2.5
-2.8
1.6
-0.7
-3.8
1.2
2008-2009
August
-5.8
4.1
-2.7
6.3
2.5
2.5
-0.1
1.7
1.7
5.8
1.9
-0.2
2.4
1.2
0.7
2.1
-5.5
November
2.6
4.8
-1.2
7.8
-1.5
-5.0
-1.4
-2.1
3.9
3.5
-5.5
2.5
0.0
-4.3
1.2
1.4
5.7

Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001)

Employed Persons

Period
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Australia

Annual average ('000)

2004-05
3 207.5
2 449.8
1 939.7
729.1
1 010.6
215.9
95.0
178.7
9 826.4
2005-06
3 261.4
2 490.7
2 006.9
743.5
1 059.7
222.8
97.9
181.4
10 064.3
2006-07
3 319.3
2 558.5
2 099.3
755.8
1 086.0
224.5
103.0
188.1
10 334.6

Monthly - Seasonally Adjusted ('000)

2007-2008
October
3 374.9
2 610.6
2 148.3
767.6
1 117.6
228.1
na
na
10 536.2
November
3 386.2
2 626.3
2 158.7
771.2
1 115.4
230.7
na
na
10 588.9
December
3 392.4
2 640.8
2 157.8
775.3
1 123.8
230.1
na
na
10 608.8
January
3 403.3
2 647.5
2 151.5
772.3
1 133.3
231.1
na
na
10 639.3
February
3 425.3
2 644.3
2 165.4
777.8
1 133.0
230.6
na
na
10 672.7
March
3 438.6
2 623.8
2 168.0
778.2
1 130.7
228.3
na
na
10 673.8
April
3 434.5
2 636.1
2 174.6
778.7
1 130.4
234.6
na
na
10 711.4
May
3 419.1
2 644.2
2 181.9
775.2
1 130.1
236.0
na
na
10 687.0
June
3 428.2
2 638.6
2 181.5
779.8
1 139.1
235.8
na
na
10 706.5
2008-2009
July
3 410.4
2 635.6
2 199.2
783.6
1 153.0
235.5
na
na
10 722.8
August
3 394.6
2 643.3
2 213.4
780.8
1 168.0
242.0
na
na
10 734.3
September
3 402.6
2 636.1
2 202.0
785.0
1 162.4
240.3
na
na
10 726.7
October
3 402.0
2 643.0
2 213.9
782.9
1 176.5
241.8
na
na
10 759.7
November
3 400.0
2 638.1
2 216.1
785.2
1 161.8
237.5
na
na
10 743.5
December
3 408.7
2 635.5
2 209.8
777.7
1 177.6
235.5
na
na
10 742.3

Monthly - Trend ('000)

2007-2008
October
3 375.7
2 618.4
2 148.4
768.6
1 118.6
229.0
108.4
188.2
10 550.7
November
3 385.7
2 627.1
2 152.9
771.1
1 121.3
229.5
108.5
188.4
10 580.7
December
3 397.9
2 633.9
2 156.6
773.4
1 124.5
229.9
108.7
189.0
10 611.3
January
3 410.0
2 638.2
2 159.8
775.0
1 127.2
230.3
109.0
189.8
10 639.2
February
3 420.8
2 639.7
2 163.1
776.2
1 129.1
230.9
109.3
190.6
10 662.3
March
3 428.1
2 639.3
2 167.7
777.2
1 130.5
231.7
109.7
191.4
10 680.3
April
3 430.2
2 638.1
2 173.9
777.9
1 132.6
232.9
110.1
191.8
10 693.2
May
3 427.0
2 637.5
2 181.3
778.8
1 136.8
234.6
110.5
192.0
10 702.9
June
3 420.0
2 638.1
2 189.3
780.0
1 143.2
236.5
111.0
191.9
10 711.9
2008-2009
July
3 412.0
2 639.3
2 196.7
781.3
1 151.1
238.2
111.3
191.8
10 720.4
August
3 406.0
2 639.8
2 203.0
782.4
1 158.8
239.2
111.5
191.8
10 728.8
September
3 402.7
2 639.4
2 207.9
783.0
1 164.9
239.6
111.4
191.9
10 736.4
October
3 401.3
2 639.0
2 211.4
783.1
1 169.4
239.5
111.4
192.1
10 742.6
November
3 401.1
2 638.4
2 213.9
782.8
1 172.8
239.0
111.3
192.3
10 747.4
December
3 401.2
2 638.1
2 215.3
782.0
1 174.8
238.4
111.1
192.5
10 749.4

Percentage change from previous month - Trend

2008-2009
July
-0.2
0.0
0.3
0.2
0.7
0.7
0.3
-0.1
0.1
August
-0.2
0.0
0.3
0.1
0.7
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.1
September
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.1
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.1
October
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.1
November
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
0.0
December
0.0
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
-0.2
0.1
0.0

na not available
Source: Labour Force, Australia, (cat. no. 6202.0)






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