Employment Research and Statistics

The Australian Government undertakes research and analysis of employment trends across Australia to support government policy development. Employment related research in the areas of skill shortages, recruitment experiences, labour and skills needs and industry and employment trends is available.

The Australian Government undertakes research and analysis of employment trends across Australia. This research informs government policy development and program delivery.

What does the Department of Employment research?

The department conducts employment related research into areas including skill shortages, recruitment experiences, labour and skills needs and industry and employment trends. The following research reports are available:

  • Australian Jobs
    This annual publication provides a snapshot of the Australian labour market and provides information on the workforce, employment and training.
  • Labour Market Information Portal
    An online resource which contains information to help people understand their local labour markets.
  • Skills Shortages
    Reports are available on skills shortages for a range of skilled occupations on a national, state and territory level.
  • Entry Level Occupations
    Reports are available analysing the labour market for apprentices and other selected entry level occupations.
  • Regional Reports
    Regular surveys of employers recruitment experiences assess the extent of recruitment difficulty in particular regions and industries.
  • Labour Market and Related Payments Monthly Profile
    Monthly reports present statistical information for different types of labour market payments made by Centrelink on behalf of the department.
  • Small Area Labour Markets
    Quarterly statistics on the estimation of the number of unemployed persons and unemployment rates in identified local areas across Australia.
  • Department of Employment Leading Indicator of Employment
    This monthly report predicts movements in the growth cycle of employment.
  • Australian Labour Market Update
    This quarterly publication provides information on the labour market to help people looking for work.
  • Job Seeker Compliance Data
    The department publishes quarterly reports on a range of job seeker compliance data. 
  • Council of Australian Governments research into mental health and employment
  • Employment programme evaluation information
    Provides information on how Australian Government employment services and programs are being carried out and evaluated
  • Transition to Work – Evaluation Strategy outlines a process for evaluating the Transition to Work (TtW) service. It begins with a brief description of the service and then outlines evaluation questions and reporting timelines for the evaluation. The document subsequently discusses the analytical approach for the evaluation and finally explains how the overall evaluation will be managed’.

Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Employment Research and Statistics.

Results

  1. Accountants- Australia

    Created: 5 December 2012  |  Last modified: 18 August 2017

    Labour market research for accountants in Australia.

  2. Active Participation Model Evaluation- final report

    Created: 2 July 2013

  3. Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability – Final Report Feedback

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

    Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability – Final Report Feedback

  4. Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability- Discussion Paper

    Created: 11 November 2011  |  Last modified: 11 November 2011

    Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability - Discussion Paper

  5. Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability- Terms of Reference

    Created: 17 November 2012  |  Last modified: 17 November 2012

    Advisory Panel on Employment Services Administration and Accountability - Terms of Reference

  6. Albury-Wodonga Presentation

    Created: 17 December 2014

    Presentation given on April 8 2014 on the labour market outcomes in the Albury-Wodonga region following the Survey conducted in October 2013

  7. Albury-Wodonga Region Presentation

    Created: 26 March 2013

  8. Alice Springs Employment Service Area Presentation – December 2013

    Created: 12 December 2013

  9. ALMU April 2013

    Created: 1 May 2013

  10. ALMU January 2013

    Created: 1 February 2013  |  Last modified: 5 February 2013

  11. ALMU January 2014

    Created: 31 January 2014

  12. ALMU July 2013

    Created: 30 July 2013

  13. ALMU October 2012

    Created: 4 December 2012

  14. ANZSCO 1221-11,12 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians- VIC

    Created: 22 February 2012  |  Last modified: 29 September 2017

    Occupation Report for Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians in Victoria.

  15. ANZSCO 1341-11 Child Care Centre Manager- NT

    Created: 27 February 2015  |  Last modified: 3 April 2017

    Occupation report for child care centre manager in the Northern Territory

  16. ANZSCO 1341-11 Child Care Centre Manager- QLD

    Created: 16 February 2012  |  Last modified: 30 March 2017

    Occupation report for child care centre manager in Queensland.

  17. ANZSCO 1341-11 Child Care Centre Manager- SA

    Created: 16 February 2012  |  Last modified: 30 March 2017

    Occupation report for child care centre manager in South Australia

  18. ANZSCO 1341-11 Child Care Centre Manager- WA

    Created: 10 January 2014  |  Last modified: 3 April 2017

    Occupation report for Child Care Centre Managers in Western Australia

  19. ANZSCO 2211 Accountants- SA

    Created: 4 September 2015  |  Last modified: 18 August 2017

    Occupation report for accountant in South Australia.

  20. ANZSCO 2211 Accountants- WA

    Created: 4 September 2015  |  Last modified: 1 September 2017

    Occupation report for Accountants in Western Australia.

  21. ANZSCO 2321-11 Architect- NSW

    Created: 24 December 2012  |  Last modified: 18 August 2017

    Occupation report for architect in New South Wales.

  22. ANZSCO 2321-11 Architect- NT

    Created: 11 September 2013  |  Last modified: 4 September 2015

    Occupation report for architect in the Northern Territory

  23. ANZSCO 2321-11 Architect- QLD

    Created: 24 December 2012  |  Last modified: 21 August 2017

    Occupation report for Architect in Queensland.

  24. ANZSCO 2321-11 Architect- SA

    Created: 24 December 2012  |  Last modified: 18 August 2017

    Occupation report for architect in South Australia.

  25. ANZSCO 2321-11 Architect- VIC

    Created: 22 February 2012  |  Last modified: 29 September 2017

    Occupation Report for Architect in Victoria.

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