Australian April employment data recap – Australian dollar soars

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Author: Eamonn Sheridan

Employment change +50,100

  • Prior was -31,100 (revised from -36,100)
  • Expected was +11,000

Unemployment 5.5%

  • Prior was 5.6%
  • And expected is 5.6%

Full-time employment +34,500

  • Prior was -4,100 (revised from -7,400)

Part-time employment +15,600

  • Prior was -27,000 (revised from -28,700

Participation rate 65.3%

  • Prior was 65.2% (revised from 65.1%)
  • 65.1% is expected