Key IndicatorsPopulation clock 25,490,034 1 new person every 1 minute and 24 seconds. Consumer price index 1.6% June quarter 2019 All groups, original Gross domestic product 0.5% Quarterly change Jun 2019 Chain volume measure, seasonally adjusted Average weekly earnings $1,633.80 May 2019 Full time adults ordinary time, trend estimate Unemployment rate 5.3% August 2019 Monthly, trend estimate
- Thursday 10 October 2019New lending to households rises 3.2 percentLending to households and businesses, Australia
- Thursday 10 October 2019Changes to monthly finance statistics coming soonInformation Paper: Upcoming changes to Lending to Households and Businesses, Australia
- Wednesday 9 October 2019Building Approvals data for small geographic areasBuilding Approvals, Australia (Additional Information)
- Wednesday 9 October 2019Building work done falls in JuneBuilding Activity, Australia
- Wednesday 9 October 2019Total Construction Work Done updated for June qtrConstruction Activity: Chain Volume Measures, Australia
Value of the Australian Census Every $1 spent on the Census generates $6 in the economy The ABS welcomes newly released findings from Lateral Economics, estimating that for every $1 invested in the Census $6 of value was generated to the Australian economy. The Valuing the Australian Census report estimated an annual benefit of $800m from the Census, compared to a five year total cost of $670m.
Labour Force, Australia: Labour Force Status and Other Characteristics of Families, June 2019 More parents working full-time The proportion of families with children younger than five where both parents were working full time increased 7 percentage points over the last decade. In couple families with children younger than five, mothers who worked full-time increased to 24 per cent in 2019, up from 17 per cent in 2009.
Women are more likely to be multiple job holders