Employment Change – Australia

Tracks the number of employed in Australia . The figure appears in the monthly Labour Force Survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. A surge in new employment suggests higher spending potential and budding inflation pressures, which the RBA often counters with rate increases.

The headline figure is the annualized percentage change in employed workers.

Relevance : Moderate market impact
Release schedule : 1:30 (GMT); monthly, first week of every month
Source of report : Australian Bureau of Statistics
Web Address : http://www.abs.gov.au/
Address of release : http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs%40.nsf/mf/6202.0
AKA : Change in Employed Persons

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