6150.0.55.003 - Labour Account Australia, Quarterly Experimental Estimates , September 2017 Quality Declaration 
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KEY FINDINGS

Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Data Item Description
Jun qtr 2017 to
Sept qtr 2017
% change
Sept qtr 2016 to
Sept qtr 2017
% change
Jun qtr 2017 to
Sept qtr 2017
% change
Sept qtr 2016 to
Sept qtr 2017
% change
Filled Jobs
0.8
3.0
0.7
3.2
Main Job
0.7
2.8
0.5
2.9
Secondary Job
2.7
7.0
2.8
7.3
Job Vacancies
3.7
13.9
6.3
15.8
Hours Actually Worked
1.0
3.5
0.9
3.4
Average Hours Actually Worked Per Job
0.2
0.5
0.2
0.2
Average Income Per Employed Person
0.3
0.5
0.2
0.4

Graph 1: Filled jobs - Growth


Graph 2: Average hours worked per job

The number of jobs in Australia increased by 92,746 to 13.7 million in seasonally adjusted terms in the September quarter 2017.

Main jobs increased by 68,490 and secondary jobs increased by 24,256.

Hours actually worked increased by 47,945 hours to 5.2 million hours.

Total labour income increased by $2,553 resulting in the average labour income per employed person being $18,361.