Key insights (weeks 33 & 34 compared to February 2020):
- SEEK job ads in the last fortnight are at 71% of pre-COVID levels
- Job ad volumes continue to recover in most states and territories with Tasmania and Northern Territory passing pre-COVID levels
- Job ads in Victoria are at 45% of pre-COVID levels but are 59% higher than the wave 1 low point in April
- Regional Australia (97% of pre-COVID levels) is outperforming metro areas (66% of pre-COVID levels) due to a lower proportion of Professional Services roles which is the slowest sector to recover across Australia
TWO RATES OF RECOVERY ACROSS THE STATES
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