ABS Labour Force Figures, released today, unemployment rate decreased 0.6 points to 5.8%

Welcome to the March edition of the MyHorizon News Bulletin

Welcome to the March edition of the MyHorizon News Bulletin.
Our overview of the labour market provides the latest unemployment data from across the globe. We also include the Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence report, the ANZ Job Advertisement Series, ABS Job Vacancy data and the DEEWR report.

Australia: ABS Labour Force Figures, released today, unemployment rate decreased from 6.4% to 5.8%. The participation remained the same at 66.1%. Monthly hours worked increased by 102 million hours to 1,767 million hours. ↓
ABS unemployment data

USA: Bureau of Labor Statistics, released March 5, the unemployment rate decreased 0.1 points to 6.2%. ↓
USA unemployment data

UK: Bureau of Labor Statistics, released February 23, the unemployment rate increased 0.1 points to 5.1% ↑
UK unemployment data

New Zealand: Statistics New Zealand, released February 2, unemployment decreased 0.4 points in the fourth quarter to 4.9% ↓
NZ unemployment data

Germany: Destatis Germany, released March 2, unemployment remained steady at 6% ↔
Germany unemployment data

France: Insee France, released February 16, unemployment decreased 1 point in the fourth quarter to 8% ↓
France unemployment data

Spain: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, released January 28, unemployment rate decreased 0.13 points in the fourth quarter to 16.13% ↓
Spain unemployment data

Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence ANZ, Indonesia and China: The latest Roy Morgan consumer confidence in four Asian countries.
Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Report

Job Advertisements Series, released March 1, Job Ads rose 7.2% m/m in February pushing up annual growth to 2.6%. Job Ads is now at its highest level since October 2018.
Job Advertisements Series

Job Vacancy Rates: ABS Labour Force Figures, released January 13, total job vacancies for the November 2020 quarter were 254,400, an increase of 23.4% from August 2020 ↑
ABS Job Vacancy data

Department of Employment Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment, released March 17.
Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment

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