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6354.0 - Job Vacancies, Australia, Nov 2003  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/01/2004   
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KEY FIGURES



Nov
Aug 2003
Nov 2002
2003
to Nov 2003
to Nov 2003
'000
% change
% change

Trend estimates
Private sector
91.0
-0.4
2.5
Public sector
13.6
-2.6
-7.6
Private and public sectors
104.6
-0.6
1.2





KEY POINTS

TREND ESTIMATES

Total job vacancies in November 2003 were 104,600, a decrease of 0.6% from August 2003.

The number of job vacancies in the private sector was 91,000 in November 2003, a decrease of 0.4% from August 2003.

The number of job vacancies in the public sector was 13,600 in November 2003, a decrease of 2.6% from August 2003.

NOTES

CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

Estimates of job vacancy rates are no longer presented in this publication but are available on request. See paragraph 20 of the Explanatory Notes. Inquiries should be made to Manpreet Singh on (08) 9360 5304.

NOTES ON ESTIMATES

The annual review of seasonal adjustment factors for series shown in this publication has been completed. As a result, some previously published seasonally adjusted and trend estimates have been revised. See paragraphs 22 to 30 of the Explanatory Notes.

SAMPLING ERROR

For information on sampling error see the Technical Note. Standard errors for original estimates contained in this publication are in tables 5 and 6.

ABBREVIATIONS

ABN Australian Business Number

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics

ANZSIC Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification

ATO Australian Taxation Office

GE group employer

JVS Job Vacancies Survey

PAYGW pay-as-you-go witholding

TAU type of activity unit


FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Manpreet Singh on Perth (08) 9360 5304.


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