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

Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Data Item Description
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
Filled Jobs
0.5
2.4
0.3
2.2
Main Job
0.4
2.1
0.2
2.0
Secondary Job
1.7
6.6
2.0
4.9
Job Vacancies
2.6
17.7
0.4
16.2
Hours Actually Worked
0.3
1.0
1.1
1.4
Average Hours Actually Worked Per Job
-0.2
-1.4
0.8
-0.7
Average Income Per Employed Person
0.7
2.1
0.6
2.4

Graph 1: Filled jobs - Growth


Graph 2: Average hours worked per job

The number of filled jobs in Australia increased by 39,556 to 14.0 million in seasonally adjusted terms in the September quarter 2018.

Main jobs increased by 20,418 and secondary jobs increased by 19,138.

Hours actually worked increased by 57.8 million hours to 5.3 billion hours.

Total labour income increased by $1,821 million, resulting in the average labour income per employed person being $17,960.