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SA Data Wrap – Improved labour market and building approvals, sluggish merchandise exports

In this edition of the Data Wrap we take a look at key data releases over the past couple weeks that provide insight into the recent performance of the South Australian economy. Topics include the latest labour market report, building approval activity and performance in merchandise exports.
Strong labour market conditions in South Australia over the […]

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SA Data Wrap – Adelaide’s slow capital city population growth

Adelaide has second slowest capital city population growth
Regional population data released by the ABS earlier this week reveals that Adelaide had the second slowest rate of capital city population growth in 2016/17. The total estimated resident population for the Greater Adelaide Capital City Statistical Area rose by 0.7 per cent, or 9,648 persons, over the […]

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Labour Force March 2017

Labour force estimates released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today indicate that South Australia’s trend employment rose by 862 persons (0.1 per cent) in March 2017, while the number of unemployed people rose by 535 persons (0.9 per cent). Despite the relatively larger increase in unemployed persons, the trend unemployment rate remained steady at […]

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South Australia’s long term unemployment problem

South Australia’s comparative labour market performance over the past 5 years has been quite poor. The unemployment rate for South Australia rose strongly over the 4 years to mid-2015, and remains persistently above the national figure – see Figure 1. The deterioration in labour market conditions is a consequence of various factors, including but not […]

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National unemployment rate improves in December

Australia’s unemployment rate, measured in trend terms, fell slightly in December 2010 to 5.1 per cent – its lowest level since January 2009. South Australia’s unemployment rate remained stable at 5.6 per cent.
The total number of employed persons for Australia rose by more than 25,000 persons in December 2010, with full-time employment rising more […]

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Unemployment rate rises in October

National and South Australian unemployment edge up in response to an increase in labor force participation.

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