6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, May 2020 Quality Declaration 
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TABLES

1 Job Vacancies, States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2019
February
84.0
64.1
36.6
9.4
27.5
3.0
3.6
6.6
234.7
232.3
nca
May
77.2
60.1
33.2
11.2
23.2
3.3
4.2
6.7
219.1
227.9
nca
August
72.8
61.2
39.1
11.3
26.4
3.6
4.3
7.6
226.3
224.2
nca
November
80.2
60.1
39.2
11.4
25.7
3.6
3.5
7.7
231.4
227.1
nca
2020
February
79.3
59.7
38.4
11.7
27.6
3.4
2.9
6.6
229.5
227.3
nca
May
39.8
28.7
25.2
6.8
16.8
1.9
1.7
3.6
124.5
129.1
nca

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2019
February
0.6
4.1
-3.1
-12.5
2.5
-17.8
-5.2
-5.0
-
0.8
nca
May
-8.1
-6.3
-9.3
19.5
-15.3
10.5
15.7
1.3
-6.7
-1.9
nca
August
-5.6
1.8
17.9
1.2
13.6
11.3
3.1
12.2
3.3
-1.7
nca
November
10.1
-1.7
0.2
0.4
-2.6
-0.7
-19.5
2.0
2.2
1.3
nca
2020
February
-1.1
-0.8
-2.0
2.7
7.3
-5.7
-17.8
-13.8
-0.8
0.1
nca
May
-49.9
-51.9
-34.3
-41.6
-39.1
-45.7
-39.7
-46.2
-45.8
-43.2
nca

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2018
May
9.2
42.2
18.5
9.1
21.8
-7.2
21.8
36.0
20.7
20.6
nca
2019
May
3.7
-2.2
3.6
-0.9
3.7
32.7
10.5
1.7
2.2
1.9
nca
2020
May
-48.5
-52.3
-23.9
-39.1
-27.7
-43.4
-58.9
-46.9
-43.2
-43.4
nca

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
nca not currently available due to break in series

2 Job Vacancies, Private Sector - States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2019
February
77.3
58.9
33.8
7.9
25.8
2.4
3.1
4.8
214.1
211.0
nca
May
69.6
54.6
30.1
9.6
21.7
2.7
*3.6
4.8
196.8
205.7
nca
August
65.3
55.9
35.3
9.5
24.5
3.0
3.7
5.1
202.3
200.6
nca
November
72.2
54.9
35.5
9.5
23.5
2.9
3.0
5.3
206.7
202.7
nca
2020
February
71.4
53.7
34.9
10.0
25.4
2.9
2.1
4.9
205.1
202.2
nca
May
33.4
24.3
22.9
5.2
15.4
*1.6
1.3
2.5
106.5
111.2
nca

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2019
February
0.5
5.9
-2.6
-14.2
3.4
-20.5
-
-8.7
0.6
1.0
nca
May
-10.0
-7.3
-10.8
22.3
-15.9
9.5
15.7
0.4
-8.1
-2.5
nca
August
-6.1
2.4
17.2
-1.0
12.5
13.2
0.6
5.0
2.8
-2.5
nca
November
10.4
-1.8
0.5
-0.5
-3.9
-3.3
-18.4
3.4
2.2
1.0
nca
2020
February
-1.1
-2.2
-1.8
5.6
7.9
-0.6
-31.1
-6.2
-0.7
-0.3
nca
May
-53.2
-54.8
-34.3
-48.1
-39.2
-46.6
-39.0
-48.8
-48.1
-45.0
nca

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2018
May
10.5
47.2
19.1
5.5
22.5
-17.4
21.6
38.2
22.0
21.8
nca
2019
May
2.1
-2.7
4.3
-3.2
5.7
42.8
11.7
-3.4
1.5
1.2
nca
2020
May
-52.0
-55.5
-23.9
-46.0
-29.1
-41.8
-65.5
-47.8
-45.9
-46.0
nca

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
nca not currently available due to break in series

3 Job Vacancies, Public sector - States and territories

Original
Seasonally Adjusted
Trend
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Australia
Australia
Australia

JOB VACANCIES ('000)

2019
February
6.7
5.3
2.8
1.5
1.6
0.5
0.5
1.8
20.6
21.3
nca
May
7.6
5.5
3.0
1.6
1.5
0.6
0.6
1.9
22.2
22.2
nca
August
7.5
5.3
3.8
1.8
2.0
0.6
*0.7
2.5
24.0
23.5
nca
November
8.0
5.2
3.6
1.9
2.2
0.7
0.5
2.5
24.7
24.4
nca
2020
February
7.9
6.0
3.5
1.7
2.2
0.5
0.8
1.7
24.4
25.2
nca
May
6.3
4.4
2.3
1.6
*1.4
0.3
0.5
1.0
17.9
17.9
nca

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS QUARTER (%)

2019
February
1.4
-12.3
-8.9
-2.3
-10.0
-1.1
-29.6
6.2
-5.7
-1.1
nca
May
13.8
4.9
9.1
5.2
-6.0
15.4
15.6
3.9
7.9
4.4
nca
August
-1.2
-4.3
24.2
14.6
30.2
2.2
19.7
30.6
8.0
5.9
nca
November
7.3
-0.8
-2.9
5.1
14.0
12.6
-25.4
-0.8
2.7
3.5
nca
2020
February
-1.0
14.4
-3.6
-12.1
0.3
-27.7
63.0
-30.0
-1.2
3.3
nca
May
-20.2
-26.1
-34.3
-2.7
-37.1
-40.8
-41.5
-38.8
-26.5
-28.9
nca

CHANGE FROM CORRESPONDING QUARTER OF PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

2018
May
-3.0
4.9
13.2
45.4
14.3
53.9
22.8
29.6
9.3
9.5
nca
2019
May
22.1
3.1
-2.7
16.3
-18.7
0.3
3.1
17.7
7.9
7.8
nca
2020
May
-16.3
-19.8
-23.7
2.9
-6.4
-50.7
-14.9
-44.5
-19.4
-19.4
nca

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
nca not currently available due to break in series

4 Job Vacancies, Industry - Original

February 2019
May 2019
August 2019
November 2019
February 2020
May 2020
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Mining
5.8
5.6
6.4
6.2
6.5
4.3
Manufacturing
12.2
11.5
11.6
10.9
12.2
7.0
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
1.9
2.0
2.2
1.8
2.1
1.6
Construction
19.3
15.7
14.9
16.6
16.6
8.3
Wholesale trade
9.4
9.3
10.4
11.8
12.6
6.5
Retail trade
20.8
19.0
22.1
24.8
18.9
11.4
Accommodation and food services
16.7
14.0
14.5
14.5
14.7
*5.0
Transport, postal and warehousing
6.9
6.6
6.4
7.1
7.5
3.3
Information media and telecommunications
2.7
2.5
2.7
3.3
3.4
2.0
Financial and insurance services
12.4
11.4
12.1
11.0
11.9
7.8
Rental, hiring and real estate services
4.1
3.8
4.1
2.7
3.2
*1.0
Professional, scientific and technical services
28.3
28.6
25.0
23.7
26.3
13.1
Administrative and support services
33.1
30.7
34.2
34.5
31.2
17.5
Public administration and safety
11.1
11.9
13.2
12.9
13.3
8.6
Education and training
7.4
7.1
6.6
7.3
7.7
3.6
Health care and social assistance
29.4
29.8
27.4
28.0
29.8
19.7
Arts and recreation services
3.2
2.4
3.6
2.8
2.0
**0.1
Other services
10.0
7.2
9.0
11.4
9.4
*3.6

* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
** estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use