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

16,573,500
Working Age Population
(15-64)
76.9%
Employment Rate
(15-64)
66.3%
Participation Rate
(15+)
3.9%
Unemployment Rate
(15+)
8.8%
Youth Unemployment Rate
(15-24)

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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2021 Employment Projections
The National Skills Commission projects employment will increase in all broad industries over the five years to November 2026.
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Recruitment Experiences and Outlook Survey
The National Skills Commission’s ongoing employer survey provides insights into recruitment activity, recruitment difficulty, and employers’ staffing expectations for the coming months.

Latest Updates

March 2022 data
28 April 2022

March 2022 data
28 April 2022

March 2022 data
20 April 2022

February 2022 data (and 2021 Employment Projections data)
30 March 2022
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