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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Feb 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/03/2008   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

February 2008
Nov 2007
to Feb 2008
Feb 2007
to Feb 2008
'000
% change
% change

Trend estimates
Private sector
161.1
1.2
9.9
Public sector
19.2
2.5
14.4
Private and public sectors
180.3
1.3
10.4

Job Vacancies, Total and Private sector(a): Trend
Graph: Job Vacancies, Total and Private sector(a): Trend

Job Vacancies, Public sector(a): Trend
Graph: Job Vacancies, Public sector(a): Trend



FEBRUARY KEY POINTS


TREND ESTIMATES

  • Total job vacancies in February 2008 were 180,300, an increase of 1.3% from November 2007.
  • The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 161,100 in February 2008, an increase of 1.2% from November 2007.
  • The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 19,200 in February 2008, an increase of 2.5% from November 2007.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
May 2008 26 June 2008
FUTURE ISSUES

The Survey of Job Vacancies will not be conducted during 2008-09. The May 2008 issue of this publication, which is scheduled to be released on 26 June 2008, will be the final issue for 2007-08. The survey may be reinstated in 2009-10.


SAMPLING ERROR

For information on sampling error, including standard errors for original estimates contained in this publication, see the Technical Note.


INQUIRIES

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