Discover trends in the Australian Jobs Market

We share the latest insights from the National Skills Commission to help you understand your local labour market.

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Employment Insights for Australia

Working Age Population
Employment Rate
Participation Rate
Unemployment Rate
Youth Unemployment Rate

Welcome to the new Labour Market Insights website

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We research and analyse employment dynamics across groups, industries, occupations and regions. We share what we have learnt so you can make informed decisions.


  • Stay up-to-date with conditions in your local labour market
  • Identify jobs and skills in-demand
  • Understand employer needs and recruitment trends
  • Explore the trends impacting the jobs market now and into the future.

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Career Quiz
The National Skills Commission has published a downloadable offline version of the Career Quiz. The quiz identifies users’ preferred work styles and suggests careers based on their preferences.
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2021 Employment Projections
The National Skills Commission projects employment will increase in all broad industries over the five years to November 2026.

Latest Updates

August 2022 data
26 September 2022

August 2022 data
21 September 2022

August 2022 data
21 September 2022

July 2022 data
24 August 2022
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