Here Is A Table On Australian Employment Growth That Might Surprise You

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From Craig James at CommSec comes this really simple table of employment growth in the year to May.

There are a couple of highlights which might go against conventional economic wisdom. These include:

  • Coal Mining jobs grew by 12,000
  • Exploration and other Mining Services is still positive – let alone growing 22,300
  • Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction is still up – 25,100

Here is the table:

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