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Australia added more than twice as many jobs than expected in August

The Australian economy added 44,000 jobs in August in seasonally adjusted terms, well above forecasts of an 18,000 gain. Overall participation levels edged higher, which left the unemployment rate steady at 5.3%. Quarterly data on the underemployment – people employed who would like to work more hours – fell by […]
Australia added more than twice as many jobs than expected in August
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Your 10-second guide to today’s Australian jobs report

Australia’s jobs report for July will be released by the ABS at 11:30am AEST. Jobs data remains one of the most important releases on the economic calendar, and has become an increasingly important barometer for Australia’s economic outlook. Today’s report follows quarterly wage data released yesterday. While there was a […]
Your 10-second guide to today’s Australian jobs report