Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
- Labour Force, Australia, January 2019
- Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, November 2018
- Education and Work, May 2018
- Characteristics of Employment, Australia, August 2018
- Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
- Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification
Employment data at the national and state level are trend (where available). All other data are annual averages of original data.
Employment data at the regional level are 12 month averages of original data.
- Because of the different bases for these data, state and regional employment and employment change figures are not comparable.
Employment data for Industry and Occupation groups are ABS data trended by the Department of Jobs and Small Business (where available) but all other employment data (such as employment profile figures) are annual averages of original data.
For many small occupations and regions, the standard errors are relatively large. Accordingly, employment data may exhibit considerable variation and should be used with caution.
Regional areas are defined as those outside Greater Sydney, Greater Melbourne, Greater Brisbane, Greater Adelaide, Greater Perth, Greater Hobart, Darwin and the Australian Capital Territory.
The ‘no post-school qualification’ figures are for employed persons who have not completed education other than pre-primary, primary or secondary education. The ‘other qualification’ figures include - vocational education and training certificate I, II and not further defined; level of education inadequately described; and level of education not stated.
Department of Education and Training
- Higher Education Student Data Collections
Higher education data are for domestic student enrolments in universities.
Department of Jobs and Small Business
- Employment Projections - lmip.gov.au
- Internet Vacancy Index - lmip.gov.au
- Labour Market for Apprentices - jobs.gov.au/entry-level-labour-markets
- Skill Shortage Research - jobs.gov.au/skillshortages
- Survey of Employers’ Recruitment Experiences - lmip.gov.au/default.aspx?LMIP/GainInsights/EmployersRecruitmentInsights
Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching
- 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey
Undergraduate and postgraduate full-time employment outcomes are a proportion of those who were available for full-time work four months after completing their degree. Overall employment outcomes are a proportion of those who were available for any work four months after completing their degree.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research
- Apprentice and trainees, 2018 (June quarter)
- Total VET Students and Courses, 2017
- VET student outcomes, 2018
Vocational Education and Training enrolment data relate to program enrolments (that is, study for a qualification course or skill set).