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

Filled jobs in Australia grew by 1.1% in the December quarter 2018, following a 0.4% rise in the September quarter 2018. Filled jobs grew 2.8% through the year in seasonally adjusted terms.

Labour Account Filled Jobs, Proportion by Industry, December quarter 2018


Industry

Labour Account
Filled Jobs
December qtr 2018
('000)

Proportion of Total
All Industries
December qtr 2018
(%)




Agriculture, forestry and fishing (A)

477.2

3.4

Mining (B)

177.2

1.3

Manufacturing (C)

857.6

6.1

Electricity, gas, water and waste services (D)

110.2

0.8

Construction (E)

1,216.1

8.6

Wholesale trade (F)

556.8

3.9

Retail trade (G)

1,368.8

9.7

Accommodation and food services (H)

1,115.6

7.9

Transport, postal and warehousing (I)

699.0

4.9

Information media and telecommunications (J)

190.4

1.3

Financial and insurance services (K)

447.5

3.2

Rental, hiring and real estate services (L)

289.7

2.0

Professional, scientific and technical services (M)

1,171.3

8.3

Administrative and support services (N)

895.4

6.3

Public administration and safety (O)

770.6

5.4

Education and training (P)

1,136.7

8.0

Health care and social assistance (Q)

1,859.1

13.1

Arts and recreation services (R)

265.0

1.9

Other services (S)

547.1

3.9

Total All Industries

14,151.3

100.0


Labour Account Filled Jobs, Percentage Change by Industry, December quarter 2018


Industry
Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
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
Agriculture, forestry and fishing (A)
-0.1
0.8
-0.4
0.7
Mining (B)
0.2
4.6
0.3
5.3
Manufacturing (C)
-0.4
-0.5
-0.6
-0.9
Electricity, gas water and waste services (D)
0.6
3.3
1.5
5.0
Construction (E)
1.3
7.7
3.1
8.9
Wholesale trade (F)
1.3
1.8
4.3
4.6
Retail trade (G)
0.3
0.8
0.2
1.1
Accommodation and food services (H)
-0.2
-0.5
-0.8
-2.1
Transport, postal and warehousing (I)
2.3
2.8
3.5
4.3
Information media and telecommunications (J)
-0.1
2.8
0.0
3.5
Financial and insurance services (K)
1.4
3.3
0.5
2.5
Rental, hiring and real estate services (L)
-0.9
-1.0
-2.4
-2.9
Professional, scientific and technical services (M)
0.9
5.8
-1.0
6.1
Administrative and support services (N)
-1.4
-2.7
1.5
-2.3
Public administration and safety (O)
0.7
2.0
1.1
2.3
Education and training (P)
1.2
3.9
1.7
4.0
Health care and social assistance (Q)
1.7
7.6
2.3
8.8
Arts and recreation services (R)
3.1
8.0
1.7
7.7
Other services (S)
1.2
-2.0
5.0
-8.2
Total All Industries
0.7
2.8
1.1
2.8

Graph 1: Total jobs, By industry, December quarter 2017 and december quarter 2018
SECONDARY JOBS

Secondary jobs are where a person is working more than one job at the same time, and may consist of one or more additional jobs. These jobs can be held by persons who have their main job in the same or a different industry. The proportion of secondary jobs to filled jobs was 7.2% in the December quarter 2018 and 6.9% in the previous quarter.

The top three industries who have the highest number of secondary jobs in the December quarter 2018 were Administrative and support services, Education and training and Health care and social assistance.

Graph 2: Secondary jobs, By industry, December quarter 2017 and december quarter 2018