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Labour Force : economic brief

Details:

Title

Labour Force : economic brief

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Treasury and Finance. Economic Group

Collection

Economic brief; Labour Force; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Labour Force

Date

2020-08

Location

Darwin

Notes

This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Released: 17 September 2020 | Next release: 15 October 2020

Language

English

Subject

Department of Treasury and Finance; Civil Service; Economic conditions; Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Labour Force

Volume

Brief, August 2020

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/812188

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/812191

Page content

Labour force August 2020 DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE 17 September 2020 Page 2 of 2 Caution is advised when using monthly data for the Territory, which is often derived from small samples and highly volatile. Although all due care has been exercised in the preparation of this material, no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omission. More information: Economic Group | Department of Treasury and Finance P: 08 8999 6801 | E: economics.dtf@nt.gov.au | W: https://nteconomy.nt.gov.au/ Table 1: Labour force statistics* Change Aug 19 Jul 20 Aug 20 Monthly1 Annual2 Year-on-year3 Northern Territory Original Employment 128 230 125 758 130 832 4.0% 2.0% 0.4% full-time 99 151 97 608 98 278 0.7% -0.9% -1.4% part-time 29 079 28 151 32 554 15.6% 12.0% 6.9% Unemployment rate 5.4% 7.1% 4.3% - 2.9 ppt - 1.1 ppt Participation rate 71.8% 71.9% 72.6% 0.6 ppt 0.8 ppt Labour force 135 479 135 431 136 657 0.9% 0.9% 1.3% Seasonally adjusted4 Employment 130 018 126 676 132 461 4.6% 1.9% full-time 100 067 97 863 98 909 1.1% -1.2% part-time 29 952 28 813 33 552 16.4% 12.0% Unemployment rate 5.1% 7.5% 4.2% - 3.3 ppt - 0.9 ppt Participation rate 72.6% 72.7% 73.4% 0.7 ppt 0.8 ppt Labour force 137 046 136 922 138 290 1.0% 0.9% Trend5 labour force trend series suspended from the April 2020 release Australia Original Employment 12 853 685 12 476 619 12 521 101 0.4% -2.6% -0.5% full-time 8 745 269 8 567 911 8 516 157 -0.6% -2.6% -0.2% part-time 4 108 416 3 908 708 4 004 945 2.5% -2.5% -1.0% Unemployment rate 5.3% 7.4% 6.9% - 0.5 ppt 1.6 ppt Participation rate 65.8% 64.6% 64.5% - 0.2 ppt - 1.4 ppt Labour force 13 568 172 13 471 683 13 442 702 -0.2% -0.9% 0.4% Seasonally adjusted4 Employment 12 921 685 12 472 397 12 583 405 0.9% -2.6% full-time 8 818 663 8 548 286 8 584 478 0.4% -2.7% part-time 4 103 022 3 924 111 3 998 928 1.9% -2.5% Unemployment rate 5.2% 7.5% 6.8% - 0.7 ppt 1.6 ppt Participation rate 66.2% 64.7% 64.8% 0.1 ppt - 1.4 ppt Labour force 13 637 247 13 480 698 13 505 186 0.2% -1.0% Trend5 labour force trend series suspended from the April 2020 release ppt.: percentage point 1 Compares the latest month w ith the previous month. 2 Compares the latest month w ith the same month in the previous year. 3 Compares the 12 months up to and including the latest month w ith the previous 12 month period. 4 Seasonal adjustment removes a series influences that are systemic and calendar related. 5 Trend series represents the underlying series remaining after removing seasonal effects from the original data and smoothing out the irregularities. * Due to rounding, percentage changes in the table may not reflect the actual change. Source: Department of Treasury and Finance; ABS Cat. No. 6202.0 Period mailto:economics.dtf@nt.gov.au


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