6150.0.55.003 - Labour Account Australia, Quarterly Experimental Estimates, December 2019 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/03/2020   
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Key findings

The number of filled jobs in Australia increased by 134,600 to 14.5 million in seasonally adjusted terms in the December quarter 2019.

Main jobs increased by 102,800 and secondary jobs increased by 31,700.

Hours actually worked increased by 15.3 million hours to 5.4 billion hours.

Total labour income increased by $2,573 million, resulting in the average labour income per employed person being $19,216.

Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Data Item Description
Sep qtr 2019 to
Dec qtr 2019
% change

Dec qtr 2018 to
Dec qtr 2019
% change

Sep qtr 2019 to
Dec qtr 2019
% change

Dec qtr 2018 to
Dec qtr 2019
% change

Filled Jobs
0.5
2.0
0.9
1.9
Main Job
0.4
2.2
0.8
2.2
Secondary Job
2.2
-0.1
3.4
-2.7
Job Vacancies
1.7
-1.1
2.4
-1.0
Hours Actually Worked
0.6
2.1
0.3
2.0
Average Hours Actually Worked Per Job
0.0
0.1
-0.6
0.2
Average Income Per Employed Person
0.8
2.1
0.8
2.1

Graph: Growth in Filled jobs


Graph: Growth in aggregate hours worked



Graph: Average quarterly hours worked per job