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

Filled jobs in Australia grew by 0.3% in the September quarter 2018, following a 0.6% rise in the June quarter 2018. Filled jobs grew 2.2% through the year in seasonally adjusted terms.

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


Industry

Labour Account
Filled Jobs
September qtr 2018
('000)

Proportion of Total
All Industries
September qtr 2018
(%)




Agriculture, forestry and fishing (A)

472.5

3.4

Mining (B)

176.8

1.3

Manufacturing (C)

874.3

6.2

Electricity, gas water and waste services (D)

108.9

0.8

Construction (E)

1,193.5

8.5

Wholesale trade (F)

542.1

3.9

Retail trade (G)

1,376.1

9.8

Accommodation and food services (H)

1,140.6

8.1

Transport, postal and warehousing (I)

676.4

4.8

Information media and telecommunications (J)

181.1

1.3

Financial and insurance services (K)

446.6

3.2

Rental, hiring and real estate services (L)

301.0

2.1

Professional, scientific and technical services (M)

1,165.7

8.3

Administrative and support services (N)

904.1

6.4

Public administration and safety (O)

763.3

5.4

Education and training (P)

1,121.4

8.0

Health care and social assistance (Q)

1,812.8

12.9

Arts and recreation services (R)

247.4

1.8

Other services (S)

544.2

3.9

Total All Industries

14,048.8

100.0


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

Industry
Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Jun qtr 2018 to
Sep qtr 2018
% change
Sep qtr 2017 to
Sep qtr 2018
% change
Jun qtr 2018 to
Sep qtr 2018
% change
Sep qtr 2017 to
Sep qtr 2018
% change
Agriculture, forestry and fishing (A)
-0.4
-1.9
-1.1
-2.3
Mining (B)
0.4
7.2
0.2
6.4
Manufacturing (C)
0.1
1.5
-0.8
1.0
Electricity, gas water and waste services (D)
0.2
1.5
1.8
3.2
Construction (E)
1.4
7.9
0.3
7.8
Wholesale trade (F)
0.4
-1.5
0.5
-1.7
Retail trade (G)
0.5
0.2
0.5
0.0
Accommodation and food services (H)
0.5
1.9
0.2
1.6
Transport, postal and warehousing (I)
0.3
0.6
1.5
-0.3
Information media and telecommunications (J)
-1.8
-2.1
-0.6
-1.9
Financial and insurance services (K)
1.2
1.8
2.7
2.5
Rental, hiring and real estate services (L)
-1.0
3.2
-0.4
3.4
Professional, scientific and technical services (M)
1.7
6.2
1.2
6.0
Administrative and support services (N)
-1.2
0.1
-3.4
-1.7
Public administration and safety (O)
0.2
0.7
0.1
0.7
Education and training (P)
0.7
3.9
0.7
3.3
Health care and social assistance (Q)
1.3
5.7
0.8
4.7
Arts and recreation services (R)
-1.1
2.9
2.4
12.5
Other services (S)
-0.1
-4.7
0.6
-4.6
Total All Industries
0.5
2.4
0.3
2.2

Graph 1: Total jobs, By industry, Sept qtr 2017 and Sept qtr 2018


SECONDARY JOBS

Secondary jobs can be held by persons who have their main job in the same or a different industry. In the September quarter 2018 there were 960,206 secondary jobs, representing 6.7% of total jobs.

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

Graph 2: Secondary jobs, By industry, Sept qtr 2017 and Sept qtr 2018