JobSeekers fall in Queensland and Cairns as the better health outcomes pay dividends

Today sees yet more evidence of the better economic outcomes coming from the better health situation being enjoyed by Queensland. Original JobSeeker data from the Dept of Social Services for July showed recipients up over 7,000 across the nation (+0.4% m/m). NSW added almost 1,500 (+0.3% m/m) while Victoria, not …read more

JobSeeker data for May shows another 22% increase. Over 1.6 million people claiming.

The Dept of Social Services today released the latest JobSeeker data for May. It shows the total of those claiming JobSeeker and Youth Allowance (other) has increased by another 21.8% since April with now 1,635,286 people claiming the benefits. This is up from 442,500 claiming the old Newstart and Youth …read more

Trend Jobseekers continue to fall despite rises in unemployed

The Dept of Social Services original Jobseekers data for November, released today, allows us to update our Conus/CBC Staff Selection Trend Jobseeker series for Cairns and Townsville. It shows that, while the number unemployed has lifted in recent months, the Trend number of people claiming Youth and Newstart Allowances has …read more

Trend Jobseekers continue to decline in Cairns

The release of the original Jobseeker data from the Dept of Social Services for October allows us to update the Conus/CBC Staff Selection Jobseeker Trend data for Cairns and Townsville. It confirms the continued decline in the number of people receiving Youth and Newstart Allowances in the regions. Cairns has …read more

Trend Jobseeker data suggests Cairns labour market remains robust

The latest data from the Dept of Social Services of the number claiming Youth and Newstart Allowances in the Cairns region (when seen through the lens of the Conus/CBC Staff Selection Jobseeker Trend) suggests that the labour market in the region remains robust. This despite a slight up-tick in the …read more

Despite softer labour market, Jobseeker numbers continue to decline

The Dept of Social Services data for Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients in August, released this morning, has allowed us to update our Conus/CBC Staff Selection Jobseeker Trend series for the SA4 regions of Cairns and Townsville. What we see is a continued decline in Trend jobseeker numbers in both …read more

Data shows regional jobseeker numbers continue to decline

The Dept of Social Services data for Newstart and Youth Allownace recipients in July, released yesterday, has allowed us to update our Conus/CBC Staff Selection Jobseeker Trend series for the SA4 regions of Cairns and Townsville. What we see is a continued decline in Trend jobseeker numbers in both regions. …read more

Jobseeker Trend data shows Cairns continues to do well

We have finally got the delayed June Jobseeker data from the Dept of Social Services. The original, unseasonaly adjusted, data allows us to update our Conus/CBC Staff Selection Trend data series which shows us that Trend jobseekers in Cairns are continuing to decline at a faster pace than the State …read more

Jobseeker Trend data leaves no doubt as to strength of Cairns labour market

The Dept of Social Services Jobseekers data for April and May has been released which allows us to estimate our Conus/CBC Staff Selection Trend series from the original, unadjusted data. What it shows us is further falls in the number of people claiming either Newstart or Youth Allowance in the North. Our Conus/CBC …read more

Jobseekers Trend data shows further declines in the North

The Dept of Social Services Jobseekers data for March has been released which allows us to estimate our Conus Trend series from the original, unadjusted data. What it shows us is further falls in the number of people claiming either Newstart or Youth Allowance in the North. Our Conus/CBC Staff …read more

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