Job creation by industry

Craig James


Job creation by industry. Economy-wide employment rose by 119,800 in the three months to August 2014 - the fastest growth in almost a decade (since the three months to November 2004). Over the year jobs rose by 252,500 - the most in three years. Employment rose in 13 of the 19 industry sectors. Employment rose most in Education & Training (up 31,800), followed by Health Care & Social Assistance (up 30,400) and Retail Trade (up 26,200). In the quarter, jobs fell the most in Mining (down by a record 27,100). • Education & Training sector has passed Manufacturing for the first time in terms of people employed.

Craig James
Craig James
Chief Economist

I am married with three children (all in their 20s) and currently live in Huntleys Cove in the inner west of Sydney. Chief interest is athletics and trying to keeping up with the children.My current role is Chief Economist, Commonwealth...


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