Posts Tagged ‘ABS’

A university education: overrated and underpaid?

Last week Suncorp Bank   released its May 2012 Wages Report. This report is a fascinating analysis of Australian average weekly earnings by industry, gender and state and territory. The data is drawn from official Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reports (specifically 6291.0.55.003 – Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, Feb 2012 and 6302.0 Average Weekly…

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Employment in Australia: Don’t generalise

Last week the ABS released its job vacancy data which gave a picture of what’s changed state-by-state in the past twelve months with respect to what we might loosely called the ‘candidate shortage’, or more specifically the ratio of unemployed job seekers to vacant positions.   Here’s the data, with the comparative period of twelve…

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