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Labour Force : economic brief

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Title

Labour Force : economic brief

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Treasury and Finance. Economic Group

Collection

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

Date

2021-12-31

Location

Darwin

Notes

This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Released: 20 January 2022 | Next release: 17 February 2022

Language

English

Subject

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

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Economic brief

Volume

Brief, December 2021

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/10070/854699

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/854700

Page content

Labour force December 2021 DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE 20 January 2022 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 6718 | E: economics.dtf@nt.gov.au | W: nteconomy.nt.gov.au Table 1: Labour force statistics* Change Dec 20 Nov 21 Dec 21 Monthly1 Annual2 Year-on-year3 Northern Territory Original Employment 131 553 130 768 133 266 1.9% 1.3% -0.4% full-time 99 405 101 221 101 060 -0.2% 1.7% -0.6% part-time 32 148 29 547 32 206 9.0% 0.2% 0.0% Unemployment rate 4.8% 4.6% 3.8% - 0.8 ppt - 1.0 ppt Participation rate 73.0% 72.3% 73.0% 0.7 ppt 0.0 ppt Labour force 138 255 137 055 138 463 1.0% 0.1% -1.6% Seasonally adjusted4 Employment 129 813 129 877 131 508 1.3% 1.3% full-time 97 728 100 204 99 353 -0.8% 1.7% part-time 32 085 29 674 32 155 8.4% 0.2% Unemployment rate 5.3% 4.4% 4.2% - 0.2 ppt - 1.1 ppt Participation rate 72.5% 71.6% 72.4% 0.8 ppt - 0.1 ppt Labour force 137 145 135 827 137 263 1.1% 0.1% Trend5 labour force trend series suspended from the April 2020 release Australia Original Employment 12 995 776 13 230 597 13 377 851 1.1% 2.9% 3.0% full-time 8 887 076 9 082 298 9 249 707 1.8% 4.1% 3.2% part-time 4 108 700 4 148 299 4 128 144 -0.5% 0.5% 2.6% Unemployment rate 6.3% 4.3% 4.0% - 0.3 ppt - 2.3 ppt Participation rate 66.5% 66.1% 66.6% 0.5 ppt 0.1 ppt Labour force 13 867 062 13 819 184 13 930 974 0.8% 0.5% 1.5% Seasonally adjusted4 Employment 12 866 107 13 177 274 13 242 042 0.5% 2.9% full-time 8 737 785 9 052 910 9 094 369 0.5% 4.1% part-time 4 128 322 4 124 364 4 147 674 0.6% 0.5% Unemployment rate 6.6% 4.6% 4.2% - 0.4 ppt - 2.4 ppt Participation rate 66.0% 66.1% 66.1% 0.0 ppt 0.1 ppt Labour force 13 772 009 13 813 931 13 816 451 0.0% 0.3% Trend5 labour force trend series suspended from the April 2020 release ppt.: percentage point 1 Compares the latest month with the previous month. 2 Compares the latest month with the same month in the previous year. 3 Compares the 12 months up to and including the latest month with the previous 12 month period. 4 Seasonal adjustment removes 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