Australia’s manufacturing jobs wipeout continues

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday released quarterly employment data, which shows the healthcare & social assistance industry has comprehensively driven the nation’s jobs growth over the pandemic, while the manufacturing industry continues to shed jobs.

Australia added 113,600 jobs in the May quarter, led by wholesale trade (+43,700), with Education (-30,900) and manufacturing (-18,300) shedding the most jobs:

Quarterly jobs by industry

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