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The Bureau of Statistics bells the cat on lockdown and jobs

14 October 2021

1:01 PM

14 October 2021

1:01 PM

Today’s unemployment figures give a picture-perfect snapshot of the impact of lockdown on jobs.

The unemployment rate increased to 4.6%, the participation rate — the number of people in work or looking for work — decreased to 64.5% and employment overall decreased by 111,000.


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