Topic archives: australian labour market

From Boom To Bust – How Employment Has Changed

From Boom To Bust – How Employment Has Changed

March 19, 2010 1

Ever wondered where we are all working these days? The latest release of the ABS Labor Force Survey tells us.(click to expand) Health care and social assistance industries have come in as Australia’s largest employer in February, beating the retail sector for only the second time (the first being back in August 2009). Together, these […]

How many hours did we work this month?

How many hours did we work this month?

August 6, 2009 11

The ABS has released a new series to accompany their Labour Force Survey results called Aggregate Monthly Hours Worked, which you can read all about over at the ABS site. It’s a nifty new series that the ABS describes as: To complement the existing weekly actual hours worked original estimates, the ABS has developed estimates […]