ABS Labour Force Figures, released today, unemployment rate increased 0.1 points from 6.8% to 6.9%.

Welcome to the October edition of the MyHorizon News Bulletin.

Welcome to the October 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 increased 0.1 points from 6.8% to 6.9%. The participation rate decreased to 64.8%. Monthly hours worked increased by 9 million hours to 1,688 million hours. ↑
ABS unemployment data

USA: Bureau of Labor Statistics, released October 2, the unemployment rate decreased 0.5 points to 7.9% ↓
USA unemployment data

UK: Bureau of Labor Statistics, released October 13, the unemployment rate in the quarter ending August increased from 4.1% to 4.5%↑
UK unemployment data

New Zealand: Statistics New Zealand, released August 8, unemployment decreased 0.2 points in the second quarter to 4.0% ↓
NZ unemployment data

Germany: Destatis Germany, released September 30, unemployment rate decreased 0.1 points to 6.3% ↓
Germany unemployment dataFrance: Insee France, released August 13th, unemployment decreased to 7.1% points for the quarter, the lowest it has been since June 1983.↓
France unemployment data

Spain: Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, released July 28, unemployment rate increased 0.92 points in the second quarter to 15.33% ↑
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 ANZ, Indonesia and China

Job Advertisements Series, released October 6, Job Ads rose 7.8% m/m in September, following an upwardly revised 2.6% in August. Job ads are still down 21% since February ↑
Job Advertisements Series

Job Vacancy Rates: ABS Labour Force Figures, released October 1, total job vacancies in August 2020 were 206,000, an increase of 59.4% from May 2020 ↑
ABS Job Vacancy data

Department of Employment Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment, released October 14.
https://www.employment.gov.au/department-employment-s-leading-indicator-employment-latest-release

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