ABS employment in detail: job market shrinks amid lockdowns

As already reported, Australia’s unemployment rate rose 0.1% in August to 4.6% – close to the lowest reading since December 2008:

However. total jobs fell by 138,000 to 12,884,600 people in September, with part-time jobs declining 164,700, partly offset by a 26,700 increase in part-time jobs:

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