Australian jobs listings continue climb out of gutter

Callam Pickering, economist at global jobs site Indeed, has updated his Australian job listings data, which shows a continued improvement; albeit from highly depressed levels.

As shown in the next chart, new job listings postings on Indeed for seven days or less have doubled since their low:

However, they would need to double again to return to pre-crisis levels.

Total job listings are also improving, albeit still down 52% from the same time last year:

These are positive signs for Australia’s jobs, although there is obviously a long way to go before we get back to ‘normal’.

Leith van Onselen
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