6150.0.55.003 - Labour Account Australia, Quarterly Experimental Estimates, December 2018 Quality Declaration 
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KEY FINDINGS

Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Data Item Description
Sep qtr 2018 to
Dec qtr 2018
% change
Dec qtr 2017 to
Dec qtr 2018
% change
Sep qtr 2018 to
Dec qtr 2018
% change
Dec qtr 2017 to
Dec qtr 2018
% change
Filled Jobs
0.7
2.8
1.1
2.8
Main Job
0.5
2.2
0.8
2.1
Secondary Job
3.3
10.6
6.1
12.8
Job Vacancies
2.2
14.1
2.0
14.3
Hours Actually Worked
0.6
1.2
0.6
0.7
Average Hours Actually Worked Per Job
-0.1
-1.5
-0.6
-2.0
Average Income Per Employed Person
0.5
1.8
0.4
1.9

Graph 1: Filled jobs - Growth


Graph 2: Aggregate hours worked - Growth


Graph 3: Average quarterly hours worked per job


The number of filled jobs in Australia increased by 157,905 to 14.2 million in seasonally adjusted terms in the December quarter 2018.

Main jobs increased by 98,882 and secondary jobs increased by 59,023.

Hours actually worked increased by 29.2 million hours to 5.3 billion hours.

Total labour income increased by $2,329 million, resulting in the average labour income per employed person being $18,863.