Online job advertisements increase in July 2023

This story was first published on Wednesday 16 August 2023.

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Latest data from Jobs and Skills Australia’s July Internet Vacancy Index (IVI) shows underlying labour market conditions continuing to stabilise with online job advertisements increasing at the national level and across most regions. The number of internet vacancies remains at relatively high levels historically.

In seasonally adjusted terms, online job advertisements at the national level increased in July 2023 (up 2.1% or 6,000 job advertisements) to 283,600.

Over the month to July 2023, job advertisements increased across all Skill Level groups and vacancy numbers were up in five states and territories.

Internet advertisements in regional Australia grew by 2.8% over the year. In capital cities, vacancies decreased by 9.4%.

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Despite a shortage for Bricklayers and Stonemasons for over two decades, online job advertisements have increased by almost 190% following the lows observed in 2020. The report draws together a range of labour market data to provide an overview of these occupations.

For more insights, download the July report.

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